Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Askarov vs Pantoja?
Askar Askarov beat Alexandre Pantoja by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Island 2, on Saturday 18th July 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Askar Askarov.
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).
Askarov vs Pantoja stats
Askar Askarov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Alexandre Pantoja made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Pantoja had a slight advantage in power over Askarov, with a 36% knock out percentage over Askarov's 33%.
Askar Askarov was the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Askarov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Pantoja. Despite this, Pantoja had 1-inch reach advantage.
Askarov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 year and 11 months later than Pantoja, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 25 less professional rounds, 40 to Pantoja's 65.