Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Lawrence vs Argueta?
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).
Lawrence vs Argueta stats
Ronnie Lawrence stepped into the octagon with a record of 8 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Daniel Argueta made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Lawrence had a large advantage in power over Argueta, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Argueta's 22%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Argueta had a massive advantage over Lawrence, boosting at 44% submission rate over Lawrence's 0%.
Ronnie Lawrence was the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Lawrence had a height advantage of 1 inch over Argueta.
Lawrence was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 years and 6 months earlier than Argueta, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 26 to Argueta's 26.
Lawrence vs Argueta form
Argueta had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Nick Aguirre at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Damon Jackson at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik on 4th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Diego Silva at LFA 131 on 6th May 2022 by split decision in their LFA Bantamweight championship fight at Oshkosh Arena, Oshkosh.
Before that, he had beat Mairon Santos at LFA 123 on 4th February 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Horseshoe Hammond Casino, Hammond.
He had defeated Rodney Mondala at LFA 116 on 22nd October 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Dobson Arena, Vail.
Lawrence's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Argueta's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Lawrence vs Argueta?
Ronnie Lawrence was a 1/2 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Daniel Argueta made his way into the ring at 13/8 (+160) with oddsmakers.