Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Medeiros vs Silva?
Yancy Medeiros beat Erick Silva by , during the main card of UFC 212, on Saturday 3rd June 2017 at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Yancy Medeiros.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Medeiros vs Silva stats
Yancy Medeiros stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Erick Silva made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 12 by submission.
The stats suggested Medeiros had a large advantage in power over Silva, boasting at 46% knock out percentage over Silva's 21%.
Yancy Medeiros was the younger man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Silva had a height advantage of 1 inch over Medeiros. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Medeiros was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 year and 4 months later than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 19 less professional rounds, 42 to Silva's 61.
Silva's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.