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Who won Makdessi vs Pinedo?
John Makdessi beat Jesus Pinedo by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 6, on Saturday 23rd March 2019 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner John Makdessi.
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).
Makdessi vs Pinedo stats
John Makdessi stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jesus Pinedo made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Makdessi had advantage in power over Pinedo, with a 56% knock out percentage over Pinedo's 44%.
John Makdessi was the older man by 12 years, at 37 years old.
Pinedo had a height advantage of 4 inches over Makdessi. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Makdessi was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 10 months earlier than Pinedo, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 54 to Pinedo's 48.