Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Klose vs Garcia?
Drakkar Klose beat Rafa Garc a by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC 277, on Saturday 30th July 2022 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Drakkar Klose.
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).
Klose vs Garcia stats
Drakkar Klose stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rafa Garc a made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Klose had a massive power advantage over a, boasting at 42% knock out percentage over a's 8%.
Drakkar Klose was the older man by 6 years, at 34 years old.
Klose had a height advantage of 2 inches over a. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Klose was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2014, 6 months earlier than a, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 40 to a's 35.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Rafa Garc a had been fighting more than Drakkar Klose.
Going to this contest, Drakkar Klose had last fought 5 months and 6 days ago, while Rafa Garc a's last outing had been 5 months and 6 days ago.
Klose's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
a's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.