Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Bolanos vs Phillips?
Gaston Bolanos beat Aaron Phillips by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen, on Saturday 15th April 2023 at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Gaston Bolanos.
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).
Bolanos vs Phillips stats
Gaston Bolanos stepped into the octagon with a record of 6 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Aaron Phillips made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Bolanos had a massive power advantage over Phillips, boasting at 100% knock out percentage over Phillips' 50%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Phillips had an advantage over Bolanos, with a 17% submission rate over Bolanos' 0%.
Gaston Bolanos was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Phillips had a height advantage of 2 inches over Bolanos. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Bolanos was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 year and 10 months later than Phillips, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 20 less professional rounds, 13 to Phillips' 33.
What were the odds on Bolanos vs Phillips?
Gaston Bolanos was a 11/20 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Aaron Phillips made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.