Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Oliveira vs Griffin?
Alex Oliveira beat Max Griffin by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 248, on Saturday 7th March 2020 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alex Oliveira.
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).
Oliveira vs Griffin stats
Alex Oliveira stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Max Griffin made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Oliveira had advantage in power over Griffin, with a 60% knock out percentage over Griffin's 47%.
Alex Oliveira was the younger man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Oliveira was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 year and 2 months later than Griffin, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 74 less professional rounds, 0 to Griffin's 74.
Oliveira vs Griffin form
Oliveira remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Nicolas Dalby at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Mike Perry at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Gunnar Nelson at UFC 231 on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.
Before that, he had defeated Carlo Pedersoli at UFC Fight Night 137 on 22nd September 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Ginásio do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He had beat Carlos Condit at UFC on FOX 29 on 14th April 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Oliveira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.