Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Wells vs Mathetha?
Jeremiah Wells beat Mike Mathetha by submission in the 1st round, during the prelims of UFC 271, on Saturday 12th February 2022 at Toyota Center in Houston.
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).
Wells vs Mathetha stats
Jeremiah Wells stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Mike Mathetha made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 3 wins and 0 draws, with 1 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Mathetha had a massive power advantage over Wells, boosting at 33% knock out percentage over Wells' 0%.
Jeremiah Wells was the older man by 35 years, at 35 years old.
Mathetha had a height advantage of 2 inches over Wells. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Wells was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in , 5 years and 1 month earlier than Mathetha, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 34 more professional rounds, 34 to Mathetha's 0.