Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Dillashaw vs Assunção?
T.J. Dillashaw beat Raphael Assuncao by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 200, on Saturday 9th July 2016 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner T.J. Dillashaw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Dillashaw vs Assunção stats
T.J. Dillashaw stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Raphael Assuncao made his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggested Dillashaw had a massive power advantage over Assuncao, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Assuncao's 13%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Assuncao had an advantage over Dillashaw, with a 43% submission rate over Dillashaw's 25%.
T.J. Dillashaw was the younger man by 4 years, at 37 years old.
Dillashaw had a height advantage of 1 inch over Assuncao. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Dillashaw was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 year and 2 months later than Assuncao, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 30 less professional rounds, 58 to Assuncao's 88.
Dillashaw vs Assunção form
Dillashaw had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Cory Sandhagen at UFC Vegas 32 on 24th July 2021 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Henry Cejudo at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
Going into that contest, he had beat Cody Garbrandt at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Staples Center, Los Angeles.
Before that, he had won against Cody Garbrandt at UFC 217 on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
He had beat Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200 on 9th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Dillashaw's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Dillashaw vs Assunção?
Sorry, we couldn’t find any historical odds for Dillashaw vs Assunção.