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Who won Puelles vs Gruetzemacher?
Claudio Puelles beat Chris Gruetzemacher by submission in the 3rd round, during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 4th December 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
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).
Puelles vs Gruetzemacher stats
Claudio Puelles stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Chris Gruetzemacher made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Gruetzemacher had a large advantage in power over Puelles, boosting at 47% knock out percentage over Puelles' 22%.
Claudio Puelles was the younger man by 10 years, at 25 years old.
Puelles had a height advantage of 3 inches over Gruetzemacher. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Puelles was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 9 months later than Gruetzemacher, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 32 to Gruetzemacher's 41.
Gruetzemacher's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 8 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.