Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Pearce vs III?
Jonathan Pearce beat Kai Kamaka III by , during the main card of UFC Vegas 15, on Saturday 28th November 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jonathan Pearce.
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 III stats
Jonathan Pearce stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Kai Kamaka III made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Pearce had a massive power advantage over III, boasting at 78% knock out percentage over III's 0%.
Jonathan Pearce was the older man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Pearce had a height advantage of 5 inches over III. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Pearce was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 year later than III, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 31 to III's 33.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kai Kamaka III had been fighting more than Jonathan Pearce.
Going to this contest, Jonathan Pearce had last fought 2 years and 3 days ago, while Kai Kamaka III's last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 20 days ago.