Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Elliott vs Benoit?
Tim Elliott beat Ryan Benoit by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC Fight Island 1, on Wednesday 15th July 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Tim Elliott.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Elliott vs Benoit stats
Tim Elliott stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 11 loses and 1 draw, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Ryan Benoit made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Benoit had a massive power advantage over Elliott, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Elliott's 20%.
Tim Elliott was the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Elliott had a height advantage of 2 inches over Benoit. Despite this, Benoit had 2-inch reach advantage.
Elliott was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 day earlier than Benoit, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 39 more professional rounds, 77 to Benoit's 38.