Jan 25 2020
Saturday

PNC Arena, Raleigh, United States

UFC on ESPN+ 24
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
16-4-0
UD 3
UD 3
29-12-0

The tape

34
Age
37
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
75.6" / 192 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

Form
16
Wins
29
0
By KO
5
0
KO%
17
11
By SUB
10
69
SUB%
34
4
Loses
12
1
Stopped
3
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2004
20
Bouts
41
39
Rounds
111
2 hours, 30 minutes
Fight Time
8 hours, 34 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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Tapology
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Michael Chiesa vs Rafael dos Anjos report

Who won Chiesa vs Anjos?

Michael Chiesa beat Rafael dos Anjos by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 24, on Saturday 25th January 2020 at PNC Arena in Raleigh.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Michael Chiesa.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Chiesa vs Anjos stats

Michael Chiesa stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws and 11 by submission.

Rafael dos Anjos made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.

The stats suggested Anjos had advantage in power over Chiesa, with a 17% knock out percentage over Chiesa's 0%.

Michael Chiesa was the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

Chiesa had a height advantage of 5 inches over Anjos. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Chiesa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 year and 10 months later than Anjos, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 73 less professional rounds, 51 to Anjos' 124.

Chiesa vs Anjos form

Rafael dos Anjos had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Paul Felder at UFC Vegas 14 on 14th November 2020 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Michael Chiesa at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at PNC Arena, Raleigh.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Leon Edwards at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio.

Before that, he had won against Kevin Lee at UFC on ESPN+ 10 on 18th May 2019 by submission in the 4th round at Blue Cross Arena, Rochester.

He had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale on 30th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Pearl at the Palms, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Chiesa's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Anjos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

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