Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Pantoja vs Perez?
Alexandre Pantoja beat Alex Perez by submission in the 1st round, during the main card of UFC 277, on Saturday 30th July 2022 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Pantoja vs Perez stats
Alexandre Pantoja stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Alex Perez made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Pantoja had advantage in power over Perez, with a 33% knock out percentage over Perez's 21%.
Alexandre Pantoja was the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Perez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Pantoja. Despite this, he had 3-inch reach advantage.
Pantoja was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 3 years and 9 months earlier than Perez, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 65 to Perez's 60.
Pantoja's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
Perez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.