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Who won Gillespie vs Gonzalez?
Gregor Gillespie beat Jason Gonzalez by submission in the 2nd round during the main card of UFC Fight Night 116, on Saturday 16th September 2017 at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh.
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).
Gillespie vs Gonzalez stats
Gregor Gillespie stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Jason Gonzalez made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Gonzalez had a massive power advantage over Gillespie, boosting at 36% knock out percentage over Gillespie's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Gonzalez had a massive advantage over Gillespie, boosting at 64% submission rate over Gillespie's 0%.
Gregor Gillespie was the same age as Jason Gonzalez, at 37 years old.
Gonzalez had a height advantage of 7 inches over Gillespie. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Gillespie was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 14 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 year and 6 months later than Gonzalez, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 2 more professional rounds, 24 to Gonzalez's 22.
Gillespie vs Gonzalez form
Gillespie had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Kevin Lee at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Yancy Medeiros at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
Going into that contest, he had beat Vinc Pichel at UFC Fight Night 131 on 1st June 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Adirondack Bank Center, Utica.
Before that, he had defeated Jordan Rinaldi at UFC on FOX 27 on 27th January 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte.
He had won against Jason Gonzalez at UFC Fight Night 116 on 16th September 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh.
Gillespie's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
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