Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Iaquinta vs Lee?
Al Iaquinta beat Kevin Lee by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC on FOX 31, on Saturday 15th December 2018 at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center in Milwaukee.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Al Iaquinta.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Iaquinta vs Lee stats
Al Iaquinta stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Kevin Lee made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Iaquinta had a massive power advantage over Lee, boasting at 54% knock out percentage over Lee's 12%.
Al Iaquinta was the older man by 6 years, at 35 years old.
Iaquinta had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lee. Despite this, Lee had 6-inch reach advantage.
Iaquinta was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 1 month earlier than Lee, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 10 less professional rounds, 53 to Lee's 63.
Iaquinta's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 2 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Lee's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.