Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Katona vs Cucciniello?
Brad Katona beat Jay Cucciniello by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale, on Friday 6th July 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Last Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Brad Katona.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Katona vs Cucciniello stats
Brad Katona stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 6 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Jay Cucciniello made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Cucciniello had a large advantage in power over Katona, boosting at 38% knock out percentage over Katona's 17%.
Brad Katona was the younger man by 6 years, at 30 years old.
Cucciniello had 3-inch reach advantage.
Katona was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 year later than Cucciniello, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 26 to Cucciniello's 15.