Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Burns vs Woodley?
Gilbert Burns beat Tyron Woodley by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC Vegas 1, on Saturday 30th May 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Gilbert Burns.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Burns vs Woodley stats
Gilbert Burns stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Tyron Woodley made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Woodley had a slight advantage in power over Burns, with a 37% knock out percentage over Burns' 33%.
Gilbert Burns was the younger man by 5 years, at 35 years old.
Burns had a height advantage of 1 inch over Woodley. Despite this, Woodley had 3-inch reach advantage.
Burns was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 11 months later than Woodley, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 52 to Woodley's 70.
Burns' last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Woodley's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.3 rounds on average.