Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Barberena vs Weeks?
Bryan Barberena beat Darian Weeks by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 4th December 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Bryan Barberena.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Barberena vs Weeks stats
Bryan Barberena stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Darian Weeks made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 5 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Barberena had a slight advantage in power over Weeks, with a 67% knock out percentage over Weeks' 60%.
Bryan Barberena was the older man by 5 years, at 33 years old.
Barberena had a height advantage of 2 inches over Weeks.
Barberena was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 9 years and 4 months earlier than Weeks, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 48 more professional rounds, 63 to Weeks' 15.
Barberena vs Weeks form
Bryan Barberena had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jason Witt at UFC Vegas 33 on 31st July 2021 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Randy Brown at UFC on ESPN+ 12 on 22nd June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Vicente Luque at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.
Before that, he had beat Jake Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night 135 on 25th August 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln.
He had been beaten by Leon Edwards at UFC Fight Night 115 on 2nd September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Barberena's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.