Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Schnell vs Nam?
Matt Schnell beat Tyson Nam by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Island 8, on Wednesday 20th January 2021 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Matt Schnell.
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).
Schnell vs Nam stats
Matt Schnell stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Tyson Nam made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 11 loses and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Nam had a massive power advantage over Schnell, boosting at 60% knock out percentage over Schnell's 0%.
Matt Schnell was the younger man by 6 years, at 31 years old.
Schnell had a height advantage of 1 inch over Nam. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Schnell was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 32 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 year and 6 months later than Nam, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 44 less professional rounds, 36 to Nam's 80.