Jonathan Pearce
Pearce
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Nov 18 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Joanderson Brito
Brito
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14-4-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
15-3-0

The tape

32
Age
29
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

UDKOUDSUBKO
Form
KOSUBKOUDUD
14
Wins
15
9
By KO
7
64
KO%
47
2
By SUB
6
14
SUB%
40
4
Loses
3
1
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
1
0
Draws
1
2014
Debut
2013
18
Bouts
19
39
Rounds
31
2 hours, 42 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 39 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Jonathan Pearce vs Joanderson Brito report

Who won Pearce vs Brito?

Joanderson Brito beat Jonathan Pearce by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Allen vs Craig, on Saturday 18th November 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Pearce vs Brito stats

Jonathan Pearce stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Joanderson Brito made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

Joanderson Brito marked his 6th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2022.

Jonathan Pearce's UFC record stood at 5-2-0, while Joanderson Brito's came in at 5-1-0.

The stats suggested Pearce had an advantage in power over Brito, with a 64% knock out percentage over Brito's 47%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Brito had a large advantage over Pearce, boasting a 40% submission rate over Pearce's 14%.

Jonathan Pearce was the older man by 3 years, at 32 years old.

Pearce had a height advantage of 6 inches over Brito.

Pearce was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year later than Brito, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 41 to Brito's 35.

Pearce vs Brito form

Pearce had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 opponents and going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Darren Elkins at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Makwan Amirkhani at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Christian Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night on 19th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he was victorious against Omar Morales at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had won against Kai Kamaka III at UFC Vegas 15 on 28th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Brito had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Westin Wilson at UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov on 1st July 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Lucas Alexander at UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Araujo on 15th October 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Andre Fili at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Bill Algeo at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Jose Mariscal at LFA 65 on 3rd May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Dobson Arena, Vail.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jonathan Pearce had been fighting more than Joanderson Brito.

Going to this contest, Jonathan Pearce had last fought 1 year, 7 months and 16 days ago, while Joanderson Brito's last outing had been 1 year and 18 days ago.

Pearce's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Brito's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Pearce vs Brito?

Jonathan Pearce was a 73/100 (-140) favourite going into the contest, while Joanderson Brito made his way into the ring at 11/10 (+110) with oddsmakers.

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