Mar 07 2020
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

UFC 248
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
18-0-0
UD 5
UD 5
13-4-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Middleweight Championship

The tape

32
Age
44
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
73.6" / 187 cm

Tape record

Form
18
Wins
13
14
By KO
11
78
KO%
85
0
By SUB
0
0
SUB%
0
0
Loses
4
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2009
18
Bouts
17
37
Rounds
46
2 hours, 39 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 14 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Israel Adesanya vs Yoel Romero report

Who won Adesanya vs Romero?

Israel Adesanya beat Yoel Romero by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC 248, on Saturday 7th March 2020 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Israel Adesanya.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

This contest was for the UFC middleweight championship.

Adesanya vs Romero stats

Israel Adesanya stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Yoel Romero made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Romero had a slight advantage in power over Adesanya, with a 85% knock out percentage over Adesanya's 78%.

Israel Adesanya was the younger man by 12 years, at 32 years old.

Adesanya had a height advantage of 4 inches over Romero. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Adesanya was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 3 months later than Romero, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 5 less professional rounds, 49 to Romero's 54.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Israel Adesanya had been fighting more than Yoel Romero.

Going to this contest, Israel Adesanya had last fought 2 years, 11 months and 14 days ago, while Yoel Romero's last outing had been 2 years, 5 months and 6 days ago.

Adesanya's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Romero's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.

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