Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Sherman vs Cortes-Acosta?
Waldo Cortes-Acosta beat Chase Sherman by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak, on Saturday 19th November 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 27-30, 28-29, 28-29 in favor of winner Waldo Cortes-Acosta.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Sherman vs Cortes-Acosta stats
Chase Sherman stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Waldo Cortes-Acosta made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Sherman had a massive power advantage over Cortes-Acosta, boasting at 94% knock out percentage over Cortes-Acosta's 50%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Cortes-Acosta had an advantage over Sherman, with a 13% submission rate over Sherman's 0%.
Chase Sherman was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Cortes-Acosta had 2-inch reach advantage.
Sherman was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 years and 4 months earlier than Cortes-Acosta, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 24 more professional rounds, 49 to Cortes-Acosta's 25.
Sherman vs Cortes-Acosta form
Chase Sherman had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Jared Vanderaa at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Romanov at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Jake Collier at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Parker Porter at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
He had lost to Andrei Arlovski at UFC Vegas 24 on 17th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Sherman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Cortes-Acosta's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Sherman vs Cortes-Acosta?
Chase Sherman was a 2/1 (+200) underdog going into the contest, while Waldo Cortes-Acosta made his way into the ring at 2/5 (-250) with oddsmakers.