Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Holland vs Chirico?
Kevin Holland beat Alessio Di Chirico by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 12, on Saturday 22nd June 2019 at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kevin Holland.
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).
Holland vs Chirico stats
Kevin Holland stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Alessio Di Chirico made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Holland had advantage in power over Chirico, with a 53% knock out percentage over Chirico's 42%.
Kevin Holland was the younger man by 3 years, at 28 years old.
Holland had a height advantage of 3 inches over Chirico. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Holland was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 3 months later than Chirico, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 18 more professional rounds, 56 to Chirico's 38.
Holland vs Chirico form
Holland had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Charlie Ontiveros at UFC Vegas 12 on 31st October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Darren Stewart at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Alessio Di Chirico at UFC on ESPN+ 12 on 22nd June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville.
He had been beaten by Thiago Santos at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Staples Center, Los Angeles.
Holland's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.