Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Sanchez vs Pereira?
Diego Sanchez beat Michel Pereira by , during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 25, on Saturday 15th February 2020 at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Diego Sanchez.
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).
Sanchez vs Pereira stats
Diego Sanchez stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Michel Pereira made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Pereira had a slight advantage in power over Sanchez, with a 43% knock out percentage over Sanchez's 34%.
Diego Sanchez was the older man by 12 years, at 40 years old.
Pereira had a height advantage of 3 inches over Sanchez. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Sanchez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 9 years and 6 months earlier than Pereira, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 99 to Pereira's 94.
Sanchez's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 1 month, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.