Apr 08 2023
Saturday

Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
23-9-0
KO 3
KO 3
28-6-0

The tape

31
Age
37
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
81.1" / 206 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

KOSUBSUBKONC
Form
SDSDUDKOKO
23
Wins
28
13
By KO
15
57
KO%
54
6
By SUB
6
26
SUB%
21
9
Loses
6
1
Stopped
3
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2008
33
Bouts
34
71
Rounds
64
4 hours, 55 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 20 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Kevin Holland vs Santiago Ponzinibbio report

Who won Holland vs Ponzinibbio?

Kevin Holland beat Santiago Ponzinibbio by during the main card of UFC 287, on Saturday 8th April 2023 at Miami-Dade Arena in Miami.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kevin Holland.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Holland vs Ponzinibbio stats

Kevin Holland stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Santiago Ponzinibbio made his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.

The stats suggested Holland had a slight advantage in power over Ponzinibbio, with a 57% knock out percentage over Ponzinibbio's 54%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Holland had a slight advantage over Ponzinibbio, with a 26% submission rate over Ponzinibbio's 21%.

Kevin Holland was the younger man by 6 years, at 31 years old.

Holland had a height advantage of 3 inches over Ponzinibbio. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Holland was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 6 year and 8 months later than Ponzinibbio, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 78 to Ponzinibbio's 70.

Holland vs Ponzinibbio form

Holland had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Tim Means at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett on 18th June 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Moody Center, Austin.

Before that, he had beat Alex Oliveira at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had beat Kyle Daukaus at UFC Vegas 38 on 2nd October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Ponzinibbio had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Alex Morono at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Michel Pereira at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Geoff Neal at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Miguel Baeza at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

He had lost to Jingliang Li at UFC on ABC 1 on 16th January 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kevin Holland had been fighting more than Santiago Ponzinibbio.

Going to this contest, Kevin Holland had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 20 days ago, while Santiago Ponzinibbio's last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 13 days ago.

Holland's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Ponzinibbio's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Holland vs Ponzinibbio?

Kevin Holland was a 2/5 (-250) favourite going into the contest, while Santiago Ponzinibbio made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.

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