Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Pickett vs Holmes?
Jamie Pickett beat Joseph Holmes by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 15th January 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jamie Pickett.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Pickett vs Holmes stats
Jamie Pickett stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Joseph Holmes made his way to the ring with a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Pickett had a massive power advantage over Holmes, boasting at 67% knock out percentage over Holmes' 20%.
Jamie Pickett was the older man by 33 years, at 33 years old.
Holmes had a height advantage of 2 inches over Pickett. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Pickett was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 7 years and 5 months earlier than Holmes, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 0 to Holmes' 0.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jamie Pickett had been fighting more than Joseph Holmes.
Going to this contest, Jamie Pickett had last fought 6 months and 28 days ago, while Joseph Holmes' last outing had been 8 months and 24 days ago.
Pickett's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Holmes' last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.