Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Formiga vs Sasaki?
Jussier Formiga beat Ulka Sasaki by submission in the 1st round during the main card of UFC Fight Night 117, on Friday 22nd September 2017 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.
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).
Formiga vs Sasaki stats
Jussier Formiga stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws and 8 by submission.
Ulka Sasaki made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 2 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 11 by submission.
The stats suggested Sasaki had a slight advantage in power over Formiga, with a 10% knock out percentage over Formiga's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sasaki had an advantage over Formiga, with a 55% submission rate over Formiga's 42%.
Jussier Formiga was the older man by 4 years, at 37 years old.
Sasaki had a height advantage of 5 inches over Formiga. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Formiga was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2005, 4 years and 10 months earlier than Sasaki, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 74 to Sasaki's 64.
Formiga's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Formiga vs Sasaki?
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