Jan 18 2020
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
0-0-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
22-9-0

The tape

39
Age
37
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 177 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

UDUDKOKOUD
Form
UDKOKOSUBSUB
0
Wins
22
0
By KO
11
0
KO%
50
0
By SUB
7
0
SUB%
32
0
Loses
9
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
N/A
0
Bouts
31
0
Rounds
68
0 seconds
Fight Time
4 hours, 45 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Diego Ferreira vs Anthony Pettis report

Who won Ferreira vs Pettis?

Diego Ferreira beat Anthony Pettis by submission in the 2nd round during the main card of UFC 246, on Saturday 18th January 2020 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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).

Ferreira vs Pettis stats

Diego Ferreira stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero losses and 0 draws.

Anthony Pettis made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

This was Diego Ferreira's 15th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2014.

Diego Ferreira's UFC record stood at 10-5-0, while Anthony Pettis' came in at 11-9-0.

The stats suggested Pettis had a massive power advantage over Ferreira, boasting a 50% knock out percentage over Ferreira's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pettis had a massive advantage over Ferreira, boasting a 32% submission rate over Ferreira's 0%.

Diego Ferreira was the older man by 2 years, at 39 years old.

Pettis had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ferreira. Despite this, he had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Ferreira was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 31 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 13 years and 1 month later than Pettis, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 30 less professional rounds, 55 to Pettis' 85.

Ferreira vs Pettis form

Ferreira had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night – Pennington vs. Aldana 2 on 20th May 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Mateusz Gamrot at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Gregor Gillespie at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Beneil Dariush at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Anthony Pettis at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Pettis had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Nate Diaz at UFC 241 on 17th August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Stephen Thompson at UFC on ESPN+ 6 on 23rd March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Tony Ferguson at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Michael Chiesa at UFC 226 on 7th July 2018 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas.

He had been defeated by Dustin Poirier at UFC Fight Night 120 on 11th November 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Ted Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Diego Ferreira had been fighting more than Anthony Pettis.

Going to this contest, Diego Ferreira had last fought 1 year and 7 days ago, while Anthony Pettis' last outing had been 4 years, 9 months and 10 days ago.

Ferreira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Pettis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

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