Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Cejudo vs Pettis?
Henry Cejudo beat Sergio Pettis by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 218, on Saturday 2nd December 2017 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Henry Cejudo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Cejudo vs Pettis stats
Henry Cejudo stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sergio Pettis made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Cejudo had a large advantage in power over Pettis, boasting at 45% knock out percentage over Pettis' 19%.
Henry Cejudo was the older man by 7 years, at 35 years old.
Pettis had a height advantage of 2 inches over Cejudo. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Cejudo was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in , 10 years and 11 months earlier than Pettis, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 30 less professional rounds, 42 to Pettis' 72.
Pettis' last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.