Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Price vs Rowe?
Philip Rowe beat Niko Price by during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland, on Saturday 3rd December 2022 at Amway Center in Orlando.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Philip Rowe.
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).
Price vs Rowe stats
Niko Price stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Philip Rowe made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Price had an advantage in power over Rowe, with a 67% knock out percentage over Rowe's 56%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Rowe had a large advantage over Price, boosting at 44% submission rate over Price's 20%.
Niko Price was the older man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Rowe had a height advantage of 3 inches over Price. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Price was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Rowe, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 41 to Rowe's 26.
Price vs Rowe form
Price had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Alex Oliveira at UFC Vegas 38 on 2nd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Michel Pereira at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Donald Cerrone at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat James Vick at UFC on ESPN+ 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Amalie Arena, Tampa.
He had lost to Geoff Neal at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
Price's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Rowe's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Price vs Rowe?
Niko Price was a 4/5 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Philip Rowe made his way into the ring at 1/1 (+100) with oddsmakers.