Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Ponzinibbio vs Nelson?
Santiago Ponzinibbio beat Gunnar Nelson by , during the main event of UFC Fight Night 113, on Sunday 16th July 2017 at SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Santiago Ponzinibbio.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Ponzinibbio vs Nelson stats
Santiago Ponzinibbio stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Gunnar Nelson made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 11 by submission.
The stats suggested Ponzinibbio had a large advantage in power over Nelson, boasting at 54% knock out percentage over Nelson's 25%.
Santiago Ponzinibbio was the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Ponzinibbio had a height advantage of 1 inch over Nelson. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Ponzinibbio was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 13 year and 10 months later than Nelson, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 61 to Nelson's 45.