Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Ponzinibbio vs Baeza?
Santiago Ponzinibbio beat Miguel Baeza by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Vegas 28, on Saturday 5th June 2021 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Santiago Ponzinibbio.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Ponzinibbio vs Baeza stats
Santiago Ponzinibbio stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Miguel Baeza made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 10 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Baeza had advantage in power over Ponzinibbio, with a 70% knock out percentage over Ponzinibbio's 56%.
Santiago Ponzinibbio was the older man by 6 years, at 35 years old.
Baeza had a height advantage of 2 inches over Ponzinibbio. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Ponzinibbio was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 7 years and 1 month earlier than Baeza, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 39 more professional rounds, 64 to Baeza's 25.
Ponzinibbio's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.