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Who won Gaethje vs Barboza?
Justin Gaethje beat Edson Barboza by during the main event of UFC on ESPN 2, on Saturday 30th March 2019 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Justin Gaethje.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Gaethje vs Barboza stats
Justin Gaethje stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Edson Barboza made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Gaethje had a massive power advantage over Barboza, boasting at 84% knock out percentage over Barboza's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Gaethje had a slight advantage over Barboza, with a 5% submission rate over Barboza's 0%.
Justin Gaethje was the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Barboza had 5-inch reach advantage.
Gaethje was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 year and 4 months later than Barboza, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 16 less professional rounds, 61 to Barboza's 77.
Gaethje's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Barboza's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.
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