Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Hernandez vs Barriault?
Anthony Hernandez beat Marc Andr Barriault by submission in the 3rd round, during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song, on Saturday 17th September 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Hernandez vs Barriault stats
Anthony Hernandez stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Marc Andr Barriault made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Barriault had a massive power advantage over Hernandez, boosting at 64% knock out percentage over Hernandez's 11%.
Anthony Hernandez was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Barriault had a height advantage of 1 inch over Hernandez. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Hernandez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 months later than Barriault, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 23 less professional rounds, 24 to Barriault's 47.
Hernandez vs Barriault form
Barriault had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Jordan Wright at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade on 23rd April 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Chidi Njokuani at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Dalcha Lungiambula at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Abu Azaitar at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Jun Yong Park at UFC on ESPN+ 23 on 21st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Sajik Arena, Busan, South Korea.
Barriault's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.