Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Royval vs Bontorin?
Brandon Royval beat Rogerio Bontorin by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 15th January 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 28-29 in favor of winner Brandon Royval.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Royval vs Bontorin stats
Brandon Royval stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Rogerio Bontorin made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 11 by submission.
The stats suggested Royval had a slight advantage in power over Bontorin, with a 25% knock out percentage over Bontorin's 18%.
Brandon Royval was the younger man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Royval had a height advantage of 4 inches over Bontorin. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Royval was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 months earlier than Bontorin, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 38 to Bontorin's 40.
Royval's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
Bontorin's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.