Who won Tafa vs Vanderaa?
Jared Vanderaa beat Justin Tafa by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Vegas 27, on Saturday 22nd May 2021 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jared Vanderaa.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Tafa vs Vanderaa stats
Justin Tafa stepped into the ring with a record of 4 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jared Vanderaa made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Tafa had a massive power advantage over Vanderaa, boasting at 100% knock out percentage over Vanderaa's 64%.
Justin Tafa was the younger man by 2 years, at 27 years old.
Vanderaa had a height advantage of 4 inches over Tafa. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Tafa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 11 months later than Vanderaa, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 27 less professional rounds, 10 to Vanderaa's 37.
Tafa's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.