Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Gane vs Santos?
Ciryl Gane beat Junior dos Santos by , during the main card of UFC 256, on Saturday 12th December 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ciryl Gane.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Gane vs Santos stats
Ciryl Gane stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 6 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Junior dos Santos made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Santos had a massive power advantage over Gane, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Gane's 33%.
Ciryl Gane was the younger man by 6 years, at 31 years old.
Gane had 6-inch reach advantage.
Gane was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 12 year later than Santos, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 39 less professional rounds, 26 to Santos' 65.
Santos' last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.