Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Edwards vs Cerrone?
Leon Edwards beat Donald Cerrone by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC Fight Night 132, on Saturday 23rd June 2018 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Leon Edwards.
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).
Edwards vs Cerrone stats
Leon Edwards stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Donald Cerrone made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Edwards had a massive power advantage over Cerrone, boasting at 40% knock out percentage over Cerrone's 0%.
Leon Edwards was the younger man by 9 years, at 30 years old.
Edwards had a height advantage of 1 inch over Cerrone. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Edwards was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 year and 3 months later than Cerrone, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 56 less professional rounds, 57 to Cerrone's 113.
Edwards' last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Cerrone's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.