Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Rodrigues vs Petrosyan?
Armen Petrosyan beat Gregory Rodrigues by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 26th February 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 27-30, 28-29, 29-28 in favor of winner Armen Petrosyan.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Rodrigues vs Petrosyan stats
Gregory Rodrigues stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Armen Petrosyan made his way to the ring with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Petrosyan had a massive power advantage over Rodrigues, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Rodrigues' 45%.
Gregory Rodrigues was the younger man by 1 year, at 30 years old.
Rodrigues had 5-inch reach advantage.
Rodrigues was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 years and 1 month earlier than Petrosyan, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 30 to Petrosyan's 17.
Rodrigues vs Petrosyan form
Rodrigues had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Jun Yong Park at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Du ko Todorovi at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Going into that contest, he had beat Josh Fremd at LFA 108 on 21st May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their LFA Middleweight championship fight at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.
Before that, he had won against Al Matavao at LFA 102 on 19th March 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Grand Casino Hotel & Resort, Shawnee.
He had beat Tanner Saraceno at LFA 71 on 12th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Coca-Cola Roxy, Atlanta.
Rodrigues' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.