Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Sanchez vs Barriault?
Andrew Sanchez beat Marc Andr Barriault by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 9, on Saturday 4th May 2019 at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Andrew Sanchez.
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).
Sanchez vs Barriault stats
Andrew Sanchez stepped into the ring with a record of 10 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Marc Andr Barriault made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Barriault had a large advantage in power over Sanchez, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Sanchez's 50%.
Andrew Sanchez was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Sanchez had 3-inch reach advantage.
Sanchez was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 11 months earlier than Barriault, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 4 less professional rounds, 43 to Barriault's 47.
Barriault's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.