Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Kelleher vs Pilarte?
Brian Kelleher beat Domingo Pilarte by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 34, on Saturday 21st August 2021 at UFC APEX in Enterprise.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Brian Kelleher.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Kelleher vs Pilarte stats
Brian Kelleher stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Domingo Pilarte made his way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Kelleher had advantage in power over Pilarte, with a 36% knock out percentage over Pilarte's 25%.
Brian Kelleher was the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Pilarte had a height advantage of 6 inches over Kelleher. That also extended to a 10-inch reach advantage.
Kelleher was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 24 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 7 months later than Pilarte, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 51 more professional rounds, 75 to Pilarte's 24.
Kelleher's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 3 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.