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Donald Cerrone vs Al Iaquinta report
Who won Cerrone vs Iaquinta?
Donald Cerrone beat Al Iaquinta by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 9, on Saturday 4th May 2019 at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Donald Cerrone.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Cerrone vs Iaquinta stats
Donald Cerrone stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Al Iaquinta made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Iaquinta had a massive power advantage over Cerrone, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Cerrone's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Iaquinta had a slight advantage over Cerrone, with a 7% submission rate over Cerrone's 0%.
Donald Cerrone was the older man by 4 years, at 39 years old.
Cerrone had a height advantage of 3 inches over Iaquinta. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Cerrone was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 19 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2006, 3 years earlier than Iaquinta, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 62 more professional rounds, 115 to Iaquinta's 53.
Cerrone vs Iaquinta form
Cerrone had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Mike Perry at UFC Fight Night 139 on 10th November 2018 by in the 1st round at Pepsi Center, Denver, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Leon Edwards at UFC Fight Night 132 on 23rd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Yancy Medeiros at UFC Fight Night 126 on 18th February 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Frank Erwin Center, Austin, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Darren Till at UFC Fight Night 118 on 21st October 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Ergo Arena, Gdansk, Poland.
He had been beaten by Robbie Lawler at UFC 214 on 29th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.
Cerrone's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Iaquinta's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.7 rounds on average.
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