Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Erosa vs Peterson?
Julian Erosa beat Steven Peterson by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 5th February 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 28-29 in favor of winner Julian Erosa.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Erosa vs Peterson stats
Julian Erosa stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.
Steven Peterson made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Erosa had advantage in power over Peterson, with a 42% knock out percentage over Peterson's 28%.
Julian Erosa was the older man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Erosa had a height advantage of 3 inches over Peterson. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Erosa was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 month later than Peterson, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 89 to Peterson's 75.
Erosa's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.