Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Altamirano vs Silva?
Victor Altamirano beat Daniel Lacerda by , during the prelims of UFC 278, on Saturday 20th August 2022 at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Victor Altamirano.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Altamirano vs Silva stats
Victor Altamirano stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Daniel Lacerda made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Lacerda had a massive power advantage over Altamirano, boosting at 45% knock out percentage over Altamirano's 11%.
Victor Altamirano was the older man by 5 years, at 31 years old.
Altamirano had a height advantage of 2 inches over Lacerda.
Altamirano's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Lacerda's, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 8 months later than Lacerda, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 30 to Lacerda's 17.
Altamirano vs Silva form
Victor Altamirano had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Carlos Hernandez at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Nate Smith at LFA 100 on 19th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their LFA Flyweight championship fight at Hartman Arena, Park City.
Going into that contest, he had beat Lloyd McKinney at LFA 95 on 20th November 2020 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Hartman Arena, Park City.
Before that, he had won against Chris Ocon at LFA 83 on 6th March 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at The Bomb Factory, Dallas.
He had beat Jo o Camilo at LFA 73 on 2nd August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Bomb Factory, Dallas.
Altamirano's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Lacerda's last 2 fights had come over a period of 11 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.