Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Greene vs Villante?
Maurice Greene beat Gian Villante by submission in the 3rd round, during the main card of UFC Vegas 4, on Saturday 27th June 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Greene vs Villante stats
Maurice Greene stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Gian Villante made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Villante had a massive power advantage over Greene, boosting at 59% knock out percentage over Greene's 0%.
Maurice Greene was the younger man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Greene had a height advantage of 4 inches over Villante. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Greene was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 28 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 5 months later than Villante, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 31 less professional rounds, 35 to Villante's 66.
Greene vs Villante form
Gian Villante had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Micha Oleksiejczuk at UFC on ESPN+ 3 on 23rd February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ed Herman at UFC Fight Night 138 on 27th October 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Moncton Events Centre, Moncton, Canada.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sam Alvey at UFC Fight Night 131 on 1st June 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Adirondack Bank Center, Utica, United States.
Before that, he had beat Francimar Barroso at UFC 220 on 20th January 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at TD Garden, Boston.
He had lost to Maur cio Rua at UFC Fight Night 106 on 11th March 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Olympic Training Center, Fortaleza, Brazil.
Greene's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Villante's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.