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Who won Solecki vs Gordon?
Jared Gordon beat Joe Solecki by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 38, on Saturday 2nd October 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jared Gordon.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Solecki vs Gordon stats
Joe Solecki stepped into the ring with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Jared Gordon made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Gordon had a large advantage in power over Solecki, boosting at 35% knock out percentage over Solecki's 10%.
Joe Solecki was the younger man by 5 years, at 28 years old.
Solecki had 2-inch reach advantage.
Solecki was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 year and 8 months later than Gordon, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 30 less professional rounds, 26 to Gordon's 56.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jared Gordon had been fighting more than Joe Solecki.
Going to this contest, Joe Solecki had last fought 1 year, 4 months and 30 days ago, while Jared Gordon's last outing had been 2 years, 2 months and 5 days ago.