Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Culibao vs Sha?
Joshua Culibao beat Yilan Sha by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 27, on Saturday 22nd May 2021 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Joshua Culibao.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Culibao vs Sha stats
Joshua Culibao stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Yilan Sha made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Culibao had a large advantage in power over Sha, boasting at 63% knock out percentage over Sha's 41%.
Joshua Culibao was the same age as Yilan Sha, at 28 years old.
Culibao had a height advantage of 2 inches over Sha. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Culibao was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 3 months earlier than Sha, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 48 less professional rounds, 34 to Sha's 82.