Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Poirier vs Alvarez?
Dustin Poirier beat Eddie Alvarez by , during the main event of UFC on FOX 30, on Saturday 28th July 2018 at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Dustin Poirier.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Poirier vs Alvarez stats
Dustin Poirier stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Eddie Alvarez made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Alvarez had advantage in power over Poirier, with a 59% knock out percentage over Poirier's 48%.
Dustin Poirier was the younger man by 5 years, at 33 years old.
Poirier had 4-inch reach advantage.
Poirier was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 year and 5 months later than Alvarez, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 77 to Alvarez's 77.
Poirier's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.