Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Connelly vs Pereira?
Tristan Connelly beat Michel Pereira by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 16, on Saturday 14th September 2019 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Tristan Connelly.
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).
Connelly vs Pereira stats
Tristan Connelly stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Michel Pereira made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Pereira had advantage in power over Connelly, with a 43% knock out percentage over Connelly's 31%.
Tristan Connelly was the older man by 7 years, at 35 years old.
Pereira had a height advantage of 3 inches over Connelly. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Connelly was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Pereira, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 42 less professional rounds, 43 to Pereira's 85.