Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Chiesa vs Sanchez?
Michael Chiesa beat Diego Sanchez by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 239, on Saturday 6th July 2019 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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 Sanchez stats
Michael Chiesa stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws and 11 by submission.
Diego Sanchez made his way to the cage with a record of 29 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Sanchez had a massive power advantage over Chiesa, boosting at 34% knock out percentage over Chiesa's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Chiesa had a massive advantage over Sanchez, boasting at 73% submission rate over Sanchez's 21%.
Michael Chiesa was the younger man by 5 years, at 35 years old.
Chiesa had a height advantage of 3 inches over Sanchez. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Chiesa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2008, 6 year and 1 month later than Sanchez, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 48 less professional rounds, 51 to Sanchez's 99.
Chiesa's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
Sanchez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Chiesa vs Sanchez?
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