Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Weeks vs Lainesse?
Yohan Lainesse beat Darian Weeks by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 279, on Saturday 10th September 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Yohan Lainesse.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Weeks vs Lainesse stats
Darian Weeks stepped into the octagon with a record of 5 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Yohan Lainesse made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Weeks had a slight advantage in power over Lainesse, with a 80% knock out percentage over Lainesse's 75%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Weeks had an advantage over Lainesse, with a 20% submission rate over Lainesse's 0%.
Darian Weeks was the younger man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Lainesse had a height advantage of 3 inches over Weeks.
Weeks was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 3 year and 9 months later than Lainesse, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 18 to Lainesse's 18.
Weeks' last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
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