Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Volkanovski vs Mendes?
Alexander Volkanovski beat Chad Mendes by , during the main card of UFC 232, on Saturday 29th December 2018 at The Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alexander Volkanovski.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Volkanovski vs Mendes stats
Alexander Volkanovski stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Chad Mendes made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Volkanovski had advantage in power over Mendes, with a 56% knock out percentage over Mendes' 44%.
Alexander Volkanovski was the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Volkanovski had 6-inch reach advantage.
Volkanovski was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 7 months later than Mendes, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 9 more professional rounds, 57 to Mendes' 48.
Volkanovski's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.