Fernie Garcia
Garcia
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Nov 19 2022
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
Brady Hiestand
Hiestand
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10-2-0
UD 3
UD 3
5-2-0

The tape

32
Age
25
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

UDKOUDSDUD
Form
SDSUBKOKOKO
10
Wins
5
1
By KO
2
10
KO%
40
3
By SUB
2
30
SUB%
40
2
Loses
2
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2018
12
Bouts
7
29
Rounds
13
2 hours, 16 minutes
Fight Time
43 minutes, 28 seconds

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Fernie Garcia vs Brady Hiestand report

Who won Garcia vs Hiestand?

Brady Hiestand beat Fernie Garcia by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 19th November 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Brady Hiestand.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Garcia vs Hiestand stats

Fernie Garcia stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Brady Hiestand made his way to the cage with a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Brady Hiestand marked his 4th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2021.

Fernie Garcia's UFC record stood at 0-4-0, while Brady Hiestand's came in at 3-1-0.

The stats suggested Hiestand had a large advantage in power over Garcia, boasting a 40% knock out percentage over Garcia's 10%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hiestand had a slight advantage over Garcia, with a 40% submission rate over Garcia's 30%.

Fernie Garcia was the older man by 7 years, at 32 years old.

Hiestand had a height advantage of 1 inch over Garcia.

Garcia was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Hiestand, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 37 to Hiestand's 22.

Garcia vs Hiestand form

Fernie Garcia had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Brady Hiestand at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak on 19th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Journey Newson at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Going into that contest, he had won against Ryan Hayes at LFA 94 on 30th October 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Hartman Arena, Park City, United States.

Before that, he had beaten Jay Viola at LFA 83 on 6th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Bomb Factory, Dallas.

He had been defeated by Cody Freeman at LFA 62 on 22nd March 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at The Bomb Factory, Dallas.

Activity check

Garcia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Garcia vs Hiestand?

Fernie Garcia was a 29/20 (+150) underdog going into the contest, while Brady Hiestand made his way into the ring at 14/25 (-180) with oddsmakers.

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