Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Michel Pereira vs Andre Fialho report
Who won Pereira vs Fialho?
Michel Pereira beat Andre Fialho by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 270, on Saturday 22nd January 2022 at Honda Center in Anaheim.
The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of winner Michel Pereira.
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).
Pereira vs Fialho stats
Michel Pereira stepped into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Andre Fialho made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Fialho had a massive power advantage over Pereira, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Pereira's 38%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pereira had an advantage over Fialho, with a 27% submission rate over Fialho's 9%.
Michel Pereira was the older man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Pereira had a height advantage of 3 inches over Fialho. Despite this, Fialho had 1-inch reach advantage.
Pereira was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 23 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Fialho, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 53 more professional rounds, 94 to Fialho's 41.
Pereira vs Fialho form
Michel Pereira had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Niko Price at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Khaos Williams at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Zelim Imadaev at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Diego Sanchez at UFC on ESPN+ 25 on 15th February 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho.
He had lost to Tristan Connelly at UFC on ESPN+ 16 on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Pereira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Fialho's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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