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Anthony Pettis vs Michael Chiesa report
Who won Pettis vs Chiesa?
Anthony Pettis beat Michael Chiesa by submission in the 2nd round during the main card of UFC 226, on Saturday 7th July 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Last Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Pettis vs Chiesa stats
Anthony Pettis stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Michael Chiesa made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws and 10 by submission.
The stats suggested Pettis had a massive power advantage over Chiesa, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Chiesa's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Chiesa had a massive advantage over Pettis, boosting at 71% submission rate over Pettis' 30%.
Anthony Pettis was the older man by 1 year, at 36 years old.
Chiesa had a height advantage of 3 inches over Pettis. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Pettis was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in , 14 years and 7 months earlier than Chiesa, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 34 more professional rounds, 85 to Chiesa's 51.
Pettis vs Chiesa form
Michael Chiesa had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Neil Magny at UFC Fight Island 8 on 20th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had beat Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at PNC Arena, Raleigh, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Diego Sanchez at UFC 239 on 6th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Carlos Condit at UFC 232 on 29th December 2018 by submission in the 2nd round at The Forum, Inglewood.
He had been beaten by Anthony Pettis at UFC 226 on 7th July 2018 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas.
Pettis' last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Chiesa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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