Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Frevola vs Pena?
Matt Frevola beat Luis Pena by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 19, on Saturday 12th October 2019 at Amalie Arena in Tampa.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Matt Frevola.
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).
Frevola vs Pena stats
Matt Frevola stepped into the ring with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Luis Pena made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Pena had advantage in power over Frevola, with a 29% knock out percentage over Frevola's 14%.
Matt Frevola was the older man by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Pena had a height advantage of 6 inches over Frevola. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Frevola was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Pena, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 27 less professional rounds, 0 to Pena's 27.
Pena's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.