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Who won Ferguson vs Cerrone?
Tony Ferguson beat Donald Cerrone by , during the main card of UFC 238, on Saturday 8th June 2019 at United Center in Chicago.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Tony Ferguson.
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).
Ferguson vs Cerrone stats
Tony Ferguson stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Donald Cerrone made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Ferguson and Cerrone have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Tony Ferguson was the younger man by 1 year, at 37 years old.
Cerrone had a height advantage of 2 inches over Ferguson. Despite this, he had 3-inch reach advantage.
Ferguson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 year and 2 months later than Cerrone, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 44 less professional rounds, 69 to Cerrone's 113.
Ferguson vs Cerrone form
Ferguson had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Charles Oliveira at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Justin Gaethje at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, he had beat Donald Cerrone at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at United Center, Chicago.
Before that, he had won against Anthony Pettis at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had beat Kevin Lee at UFC 216 on 7th October 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
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 lost to 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 won against 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 been beaten by Darren Till at UFC Fight Night 118 on 21st October 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Ergo Arena, Gdansk, Poland.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Donald Cerrone had been fighting more than Tony Ferguson.
Going to this contest, Tony Ferguson had last fought 9 months and 5 days ago, while Donald Cerrone's last outing had been 2 years, 4 months and 13 days ago.
Ferguson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 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.