Sep 10 2022
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
20-12-0
Sub 4
Sub 4
25-7-0

The tape

38
Age
40
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

UDKOUDMDSUB
Form
KOUDUDKOKO
20
Wins
25
5
By KO
12
25
KO%
48
11
By SUB
8
55
SUB%
32
12
Loses
7
2
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2004
Debut
2008
32
Bouts
32
76
Rounds
71
5 hours, 45 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 4 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Nate Diaz vs Tony Ferguson report

Who won Diaz vs Ferguson?

Nate Diaz beat Tony Ferguson by submission in the 4th round during the main event of UFC 279, on Saturday 10th September 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Diaz vs Ferguson stats

Nate Diaz stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.

Tony Ferguson made his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggested Ferguson had a large advantage in power over Diaz, boosting at 48% knock out percentage over Diaz's 25%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Diaz had a large advantage over Ferguson, boasting at 55% submission rate over Ferguson's 32%.

Nate Diaz was the younger man by 2 years, at 38 years old.

Diaz had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ferguson. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Diaz was the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2004, 3 years and 5 months earlier than Ferguson, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 4 more professional rounds, 85 to Ferguson's 81.

Diaz vs Ferguson form

Tony Ferguson had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Michael Chandler at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Beneil Dariush at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Charles Oliveira at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Justin Gaethje at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

He had won against Donald Cerrone at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at United Center, Chicago.

Activity check

Diaz's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.7 rounds on average.

Ferguson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Diaz vs Ferguson?

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