Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Vettori vs Ferreira?
Marvin Vettori beat Cezar Ferreira by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 13, on Saturday 13th July 2019 at Golden1 Center in Sacramento.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Marvin Vettori.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Vettori vs Ferreira stats
Marvin Vettori stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Cezar Ferreira made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Ferreira had a slight advantage in power over Vettori, with a 23% knock out percentage over Vettori's 17%.
Marvin Vettori was the younger man by 9 years, at 28 years old.
Ferreira had a height advantage of 1 inch over Vettori. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Vettori was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 year and 2 months later than Ferreira, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 57 to Ferreira's 47.
Vettori vs Ferreira form
Marvin Vettori had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Israel Adesanya at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jack Hermansson at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Karl Roberson at UFC Vegas 2 on 13th June 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Cezar Ferreira at UFC on ESPN+ 13 on 13th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Golden1 Center, Sacramento.
He had been beaten by Israel Adesanya at UFC on FOX 29 on 14th April 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Vettori's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Ferreira's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.