Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Figueiredo vs Gordon?
Malcolm Gordon beat Francisco Figueiredo by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 31, on Saturday 17th July 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Malcolm Gordon.
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).
Figueiredo vs Gordon stats
Francisco Figueiredo stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Malcolm Gordon made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Gordon had a slight advantage in power over Figueiredo, with a 33% knock out percentage over Figueiredo's 25%.
Francisco Figueiredo was the same age as Malcolm Gordon, at 31 years old.
Gordon had a height advantage of 1 inch over Figueiredo. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Figueiredo was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years earlier than Gordon, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 7 more professional rounds, 36 to Gordon's 29.