Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Felder vs Vick?
Paul Felder beat James Vick by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN 1, on Sunday 17th February 2019 at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Paul Felder.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Felder vs Vick stats
Paul Felder stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
James Vick made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Felder had a massive power advantage over Vick, boasting at 67% knock out percentage over Vick's 23%.
Paul Felder was the older man by 3 years, at 37 years old.
Vick had a height advantage of 4 inches over Felder. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Felder was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 months later than Vick, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 24 more professional rounds, 59 to Vick's 35.
Felder vs Vick form
Felder had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Dan Hooker at UFC on ESPN+ 26 on 22nd February 2020 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Previous to that, he had beat Edson Barboza at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had won against James Vick at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, United States.
Before that, he had been beaten by Mike Perry at UFC 226 on 7th July 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas.
He had beat Stevie Ray at UFC Fight Night 113 on 16th July 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland.
Felder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Vick's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.