Tape rankings @ 175 Catchweight
Who won Means vs Perry?
Tim Means beat Mike Perry by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 255, on Saturday 21st November 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Tim Means.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the 175 Catchweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Means vs Perry stats
Tim Means stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 12 loses and 1 draw, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Mike Perry made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Perry had advantage in power over Means, with a 79% knock out percentage over Means' 63%.
Tim Means was the older man by 7 years, at 38 years old.
Means had a height advantage of 4 inches over Perry. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Means was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 23 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 10 years and 5 months earlier than Perry, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 45 more professional rounds, 87 to Perry's 42.
Means vs Perry form
Mike Perry had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Mickey Gall at UFC Vegas 4 on 27th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Vicente Luque at UFC on ESPN+ 14 on 10th August 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Going into that contest, he had won against Alex Oliveira at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 139 on 10th November 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Pepsi Center, Denver.
He had beat Paul Felder at UFC 226 on 7th July 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas.
Means' last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Perry's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.