Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Giles vs Parsons?
Trevin Giles beat Preston Parsons by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night San Antonio, on Saturday 25th March 2023 at AT&T Center in San Antonio.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Trevin Giles.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Giles vs Parsons stats
Trevin Giles stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Preston Parsons made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws and 9 by submission.
The stats suggested Giles had a massive power advantage over Parsons, boasting at 40% knock out percentage over Parsons' 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Parsons had a massive advantage over Giles, boosting at 90% submission rate over Giles' 33%.
Trevin Giles was the older man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Giles had a height advantage of 1 inch over Parsons. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Giles was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 7 months earlier than Parsons, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 26 more professional rounds, 46 to Parsons' 20.
Giles' last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Parsons' last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Giles vs Parsons?
Trevin Giles was a 87/100 (-110) favourite going into the contest, while Preston Parsons made his way into the ring at 19/20 (-110) with oddsmakers.