Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Anders vs Park?
Jun Yong Park beat Eryk Anders by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira, on Saturday 21st May 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 28-29, 28-29, 29-28 in favor of winner Jun Yong Park.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Anders vs Park stats
Eryk Anders stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Jun Yong Park made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Anders had advantage in power over Park, with a 57% knock out percentage over Park's 38%.
Eryk Anders was the older man by 4 years, at 35 years old.
Anders had a height advantage of 3 inches over Park. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Anders was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 8 months later than Park, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 52 to Park's 41.
Anders vs Park form
Eryk Anders had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to André Muniz at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Darren Stewart at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Darren Stewart at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
He had beat Gerald Meerschaert at UFC on ESPN+ 19 on 12th October 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Amalie Arena, Tampa.
Anders' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Park's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.