Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Cannonier vs Silva?
Jared Cannonier beat Anderson Silva by , during the co-main event of UFC 237, on Saturday 11th May 2019 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jared Cannonier.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Cannonier vs Silva stats
Jared Cannonier stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Anderson Silva made his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Silva had a slight advantage in power over Cannonier, with a 68% knock out percentage over Cannonier's 64%.
Jared Cannonier was the younger man by 9 years, at 38 years old.
Silva had a height advantage of 3 inches over Cannonier. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Cannonier was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 28 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 13 year and 11 months later than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 1997. He had fought 56 less professional rounds, 42 to Silva's 98.
Cannonier's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Silva's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.