Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Vettori vs Roberson?
Marvin Vettori beat Karl Roberson by submission in the 1st round, during the co-main event of UFC Vegas 2, on Saturday 13th June 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
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 Roberson stats
Marvin Vettori stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Karl Roberson made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Roberson had a slight advantage in power over Vettori, with a 22% knock out percentage over Vettori's 14%.
Marvin Vettori was the younger man by 3 years, at 27 years old.
Roberson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Vettori. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Vettori was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Roberson, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 22 more professional rounds, 42 to Roberson's 20.
Roberson's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.