Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Iaquinta vs Sanchez?
Al Iaquinta beat Diego Sanchez by , during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 108, on Saturday 22nd April 2017 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Al Iaquinta.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Iaquinta vs Sanchez stats
Al Iaquinta stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Diego Sanchez made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Iaquinta had advantage in power over Sanchez, with a 50% knock out percentage over Sanchez's 33%.
Al Iaquinta was the younger man by 5 years, at 34 years old.
Sanchez had 2-inch reach advantage.
Iaquinta was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 year and 7 months later than Sanchez, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 47 less professional rounds, 52 to Sanchez's 99.
Iaquinta's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Sanchez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.