Tyson Pedro
Pedro
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Feb 11 2023
Saturday

RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia

UFC 284
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
Mingyang Zhang
Zhang
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9-3-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

16-6-0

The tape

31
Age
24
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 2" / 189 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 1KO 3SUB 1SUB 1
Form
9
Wins
16
4
By KO
10
44
KO%
63
5
By Sub
6
56
SUB%
38
3
Losses
6
1
Stopped
3
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2014
12
Bouts
22
16
Rounds
26
55 minutes, 11 seconds
Fight Time
1 hours, 6 minutes

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Tyson Pedro vs Mingyang Zhang preview

When is Pedro vs Zhang?

Tyson Pedro is set to square off against Mingyang Zhang during the main card of UFC 284, on Saturday 11th February 2023 at RAC Arena in Perth.

The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Pedro vs Zhang stats

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

Mingyang Zhang will make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.

The stats suggest Zhang has an advantage in power over Pedro, with a 63% knock out percentage over Pedro's 44%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pedro will have an advantage over Zhang, with a 56% submission rate over Zhang's 38%.

Tyson Pedro is the older man by 7 years, at 31 years old.

Pedro has a height advantage of 1 inch over Zhang. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Pedro is arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Zhang, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 10 less professional rounds, 16 to Zhang's 26.

Pedro vs Zhang form

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

In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 been beaten by 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 lost to Ovince St. Preux at UFC Fight Night 132 on 23rd June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.

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

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Pedro's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.4 rounds on average.

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