Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Rodriguez vs Garry?
Ian Machado Garry beat Daniel Rodriguez by during the main card of UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida, on Saturday 13th May 2023 at Spectrum Center in Charlotte.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ian Machado Garry.
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).
Rodriguez vs Garry stats
Daniel Rodriguez stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Ian Machado Garry made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 11 wins and 0 draws, with 6 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Garry had a slight advantage in power over Rodriguez, with a 55% knock out percentage over Rodriguez's 47%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Rodriguez had an advantage over Garry, with a 24% submission rate over Garry's 9%.
Daniel Rodriguez was the older man by 10 years, at 36 years old.
Garry had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rodriguez. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Rodriguez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 years and 8 months earlier than Garry, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 46 to Garry's 30.
Rodriguez vs Garry form
Rodriguez had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jingliang Li at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Kevin Lee at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
Before that, he had defeated Preston Parsons at UFC Vegas 31 on 17th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Dwight Grant at UFC Vegas 7 on 22nd August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Garry remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Kenan Song at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Gabe Green at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Darian Weeks at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, he had won against Jordan Williams at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
He had beat Jack Grant at Cage Warriors 125 on 26th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their Cage Warriors Welterweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ian Machado Garry had been fighting more than Daniel Rodriguez.
Going to this contest, Daniel Rodriguez had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 2 days ago, while Ian Machado Garry's last outing had been 9 months and 3 days ago.
Rodriguez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Garry's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Rodriguez vs Garry?
Daniel Rodriguez was a 12/5 (+240) underdog going into the contest, while Ian Machado Garry made his way into the ring at 33/100 (-300) with oddsmakers.