Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Parsons vs Elder?
Preston Parsons beat Evan Elder by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade, on Saturday 23rd April 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Preston Parsons.
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).
Parsons vs Elder stats
Preston Parsons stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws and 9 by submission.
Evan Elder made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 4 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Elder had a massive power advantage over Parsons, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Parsons' 0%.
Preston Parsons was the older man by 2 years, at 27 years old.
Parsons had a height advantage of 2 inches over Elder. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Parsons was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 years earlier than Elder, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 17 to Elder's 16.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Evan Elder had been fighting more than Preston Parsons.
Going to this contest, Preston Parsons had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 1 day ago, while Evan Elder's last outing had been 2 years and 28 days ago.