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 8 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 vs Cerrone form
Cerrone had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Al Iaquinta at UFC on ESPN+ 9 on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Canada.
Previous to that, he had defeated Mike Perry at UFC Fight Night 139 on 10th November 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Pepsi Center, Denver, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Leon Edwards at UFC Fight Night 132 on 23rd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Before that, he had beat Yancy Medeiros at UFC Fight Night 126 on 18th February 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Frank Erwin Center, Austin, United States.
He had lost to Darren Till at UFC Fight Night 118 on 21st October 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Ergo Arena, Gdansk, Poland.
Edwards' last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Cerrone's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.