Mar 19 2022
Saturday

02 Arena, London, United Kingdom

UFC Fight Night London
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Rodrigo Vargas
Vargas
Mexico flag
17-3-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
11-4-0

The tape

27
Age
37
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
N/A
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm

Tape record

KOSUBKOUDSUB
Form
UDOthersUDKOUD
17
Wins
11
6
By KO
7
35
KO%
64
7
By SUB
3
41
SUB%
27
3
Loses
4
0
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2011
20
Bouts
15
41
Rounds
25
2 hours, 48 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 28 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Paddy Pimblett vs Rodrigo Vargas report

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 octagon 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 cage 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%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pimblett had an advantage over Vargas, with a 41% submission rate over Vargas' 27%.

Paddy Pimblett was the younger man by 10 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 15 more professional rounds, 44 to Vargas' 29.

Pimblett vs Vargas form

Pimblett had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Rodrigo Vargas at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Luigi Vendramini at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Decky Dalton at Cage Warriors 113 on 20th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at BEC Arena, Manchester, England.

Before that, he had been beaten by Soren Bak at Cage Warriors 96 on 1st September 2018 by unanimous decision in their Cage Warriors Lightweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

He had defeated Alexis Savvidis at Cage Warriors 90 on 24th February 2018 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Activity check

Pimblett's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Vargas' last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

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