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 6 years, at 34 years old.
Pettis had a height advantage of 2 inches over Cejudo. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Cejudo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 5 months later than Pettis, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 21 less professional rounds, 42 to Pettis' 63.
Cejudo vs Pettis form
Sergio Pettis had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Ricky Bandejas at Bellator 242 on 24th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alfred Khashakyan at Bellator 238 on 25th January 2020 by submission in the 1st round at The Forum, Inglewood.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Rob Font at UFC on FOX 31 on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, Milwaukee.
Before that, he had lost to Henry Cejudo at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit.
He had beat Brandon Moreno at UFC Fight Night 114 on 5th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mexico City Arena, Mexico City, Mexico.
Cejudo's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.
Pettis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.