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Who won Bahamondes vs Rong?
Ignacio Bahamondes beat Zhu Rong by submission in the 3rd round, during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 26th February 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Bahamondes vs Rong stats
Ignacio Bahamondes stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Zhu Rong made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Bahamondes had a slight advantage in power over Rong, with a 75% knock out percentage over Rong's 67%.
Ignacio Bahamondes was the older man by 2 years, at 24 years old.
Bahamondes had a height advantage of 4 inches over Rong. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Bahamondes was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 months earlier than Rong, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 10 less professional rounds, 32 to Rong's 42.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Zhu Rong had been fighting more than Ignacio Bahamondes.
Going to this contest, Ignacio Bahamondes had last fought 11 months and 17 days ago, while Zhu Rong's last outing had been 10 months and 20 days ago.
Bahamondes' last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Rong's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.