Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Lauzon vs Pearce?
Joe Lauzon beat Jonathan Pearce by , during the main card of UFC on ESPN 6, on Friday 18th October 2019 at TD Garden in Boston.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Joe Lauzon.
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).
Lauzon vs Pearce stats
Joe Lauzon stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 15 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 17 by submission.
Jonathan Pearce made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Pearce had a massive power advantage over Lauzon, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Lauzon's 30%.
Joe Lauzon was the older man by 8 years, at 38 years old.
Pearce had a height advantage of 2 inches over Lauzon. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Lauzon was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 30 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 10 years and 8 months earlier than Pearce, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 41 more professional rounds, 77 to Pearce's 36.
Lauzon vs Pearce form
Lauzon had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Chris Gruetzemacher at UFC 223 on 7th April 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Clay Guida at UFC Fight Night 120 on 11th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Ted Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Stevie Ray at UFC Fight Night 108 on 22nd April 2017 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville.
Before that, he had beat Marcin Held at UFC Fight Night 103 on 15th January 2017 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Talking Stick Arena, Phoenix.
He had won against Diego Sanchez at UFC 200 on 9th July 2016 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Lauzon's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.