Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Assuncao vs Henry?
Raphael Assuncao beat Victor Henry by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Araujo, on Saturday 15th October 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 in favor of winner Raphael Assuncao.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Assuncao vs Henry stats
Raphael Assuncao stepped into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Victor Henry made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Henry had an advantage in power over Assuncao, with a 27% knock out percentage over Assuncao's 15%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Assuncao had a slight advantage over Henry, with a 37% submission rate over Henry's 36%.
Raphael Assuncao was the older man by 5 years, at 40 years old.
Henry had a height advantage of 2 inches over Assuncao.
Assuncao was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 6 years and 6 months earlier than Henry, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 85 to Henry's 68.
Assuncao vs Henry form
Raphael Assuncao had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Ricky Simon at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Cody Garbrandt at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Marlon Moraes at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil.
Before that, he had won against Matthew Lopez at UFC Fight Night 120 on 11th November 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Ted Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, United States.
He had been beaten by T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 200 on 9th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Assuncao's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Henry's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Assuncao vs Henry?
Raphael Assuncao was a 61/20 (+310) underdog going into the contest, while Victor Henry made his way into the ring at 1/4 (-400) with oddsmakers.