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Who won Pimblett vs Vargas?
Paddy Pimblett beat Rodrigo Vargas by submission in the 1st round, during the main card of UFC Fight Night London, on Saturday 19th March 2022 at 02 Arena in London.
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).
Pimblett vs Vargas stats
Paddy Pimblett stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Rodrigo Vargas made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Vargas had a large advantage in power over Pimblett, boosting at 64% knock out percentage over Pimblett's 35%.
Paddy Pimblett was the younger man by 9 years, at 27 years old.
Pimblett had a height advantage of 2 inches over Vargas.
Pimblett was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 2 months later than Vargas, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 44 more professional rounds, 44 to Vargas' 0.
Pimblett's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Vargas' last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.