Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Chirico vs Buckley?
Alessio Di Chirico beat Joaquin Buckley by , during the main card of UFC on ABC 1, on Saturday 16th January 2021 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alessio Di Chirico.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Chirico vs Buckley stats
Alessio Di Chirico stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Joaquin Buckley made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Buckley had a massive power advantage over Chirico, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Chirico's 42%.
Alessio Di Chirico was the older man by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Chirico had a height advantage of 2 inches over Buckley. Despite this, Buckley had 2-inch reach advantage.
Chirico was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Buckley, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 38 to Buckley's 40.
Chirico's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.