Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Curtis vs Vieira?
Chris Curtis beat Rodolfo Vieira by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot, on Saturday 25th June 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of winner Chris Curtis.
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).
Curtis vs Vieira stats
Chris Curtis stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Rodolfo Vieira made his way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Curtis had a massive power advantage over Vieira, boasting at 57% knock out percentage over Vieira's 13%.
Chris Curtis was the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Vieira had a height advantage of 2 inches over Curtis. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Curtis was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 27 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 years and 7 months earlier than Vieira, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 86 more professional rounds, 104 to Vieira's 18.
Curtis vs Vieira form
Chris Curtis had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Brendan Allen at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Phil Hawes at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Ray Cooper at PFL 2019 #7 on 11th October 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Magomed Magomedkerimov at PFL 2019 #7 on 11th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 2 round contest at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Magomed Magomedkerimov at PFL 2019 #4 on 11th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Curtis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Vieira's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.