Tyson Pedro
Pedro
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Feb 11 2023
Saturday

RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
Modestas Bukauskas
Bukauskas
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9-3-0
UD 3
UD 3
12-5-0

The tape

32
Age
30
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOSUBSUB
Form
UDKOSDKOKO
9
Wins
12
4
By KO
8
44
KO%
67
5
By SUB
2
56
SUB%
17
3
Loses
5
1
Stopped
3
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2015
12
Bouts
17
16
Rounds
30
55 minutes, 11 seconds
Fight Time
1 hours, 59 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Tyson Pedro vs Modestas Bukauskas report

Who won Pedro vs Bukauskas?

Modestas Bukauskas beat Tyson Pedro by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 284, on Saturday 11th February 2023 at RAC Arena in Perth.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Modestas Bukauskas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Pedro vs Bukauskas stats

Tyson Pedro stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Modestas Bukauskas made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Tyson Pedro's UFC record stood at 6-5-0, while Modestas Bukauskas' came in at 3-4-0.

The stats suggested Bukauskas had a large advantage in power over Pedro, boasting a 67% knock out percentage over Pedro's 44%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pedro had a massive advantage over Bukauskas, boasting a 56% submission rate over Bukauskas' 17%.

Tyson Pedro was the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.

Pedro had 1-inch reach advantage.

Pedro was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 7 months earlier than Bukauskas, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 19 less professional rounds, 23 to Bukauskas' 42.

Pedro vs Bukauskas form

Pedro had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Harry Hunsucker at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Ike Villanueva at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade on 23rd April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Mauricio Rua at UFC Fight Night 142 on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Adelaide Entertainment Center, Adelaide, South Australia.

Before that, he had been beaten by Ovince St. Preux at UFC Fight Night 132 on 23rd June 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.

He had defeated Saparbeg Safarov at UFC 221 on 10th February 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Perth Arena, Perth, Australia.

Activity check

Pedro's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 29 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 Pedro vs Bukauskas?

Tyson Pedro was a 21/50 (-240) favourite going into the contest, while Modestas Bukauskas made his way into the ring at 19/10 (+190) with oddsmakers.

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