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Who won Rua vs Pedro?
Mauricio Rua beat Tyson Pedro by during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 142, on Saturday 1st December 2018 at Adelaide Entertainment Center in Adelaide.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Mauricio Rua.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Rua vs Pedro stats
Mauricio Rua stepped into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Tyson Pedro made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Rua had a massive power advantage over Pedro, boasting at 80% knock out percentage over Pedro's 29%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pedro had a massive advantage over Rua, boosting at 71% submission rate over Rua's 4%.
Mauricio Rua was the older man by 10 years, at 41 years old.
Pedro had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rua. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Rua was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 27 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 10 years and 10 months earlier than Pedro, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 69 more professional rounds, 85 to Pedro's 16.
Rua's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 11 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Pedro's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Rua vs Pedro?
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