Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Brown vs Gooden?
Randy Brown beat Jared Gooden by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC Vegas 39, on Saturday 9th October 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 in favor of winner Randy Brown.
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).
Brown vs Gooden stats
Randy Brown stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Jared Gooden made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Brown had a slight advantage in power over Gooden, with a 50% knock out percentage over Gooden's 44%.
Randy Brown was the older man by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Brown had a height advantage of 3 inches over Gooden. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Brown was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Gooden, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 19 less professional rounds, 42 to Gooden's 61.
Brown's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Gooden's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.