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Who won Gillespie vs Medeiros?
Gregor Gillespie beat Yancy Medeiros by , during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 1, on Saturday 19th January 2019 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Gregor Gillespie.
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 Medeiros stats
Gregor Gillespie stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Yancy Medeiros made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Medeiros had a massive power advantage over Gillespie, boosting at 53% knock out percentage over Gillespie's 0%.
Gregor Gillespie was the same age as Yancy Medeiros, at 35 years old.
Medeiros had a height advantage of 3 inches over Gillespie. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Gillespie was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 6 year and 3 months later than Medeiros, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 24 to Medeiros' 42.
Gillespie's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
Medeiros' last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.