Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Willis vs Hunt?
Justin Willis beat Mark Hunt by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Night 142, on Saturday 1st December 2018 at Adelaide Entertainment Center in Adelaide.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Justin Willis.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Willis vs Hunt stats
Justin Willis stepped into the ring with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mark Hunt made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 13 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hunt had advantage in power over Willis, with a 77% knock out percentage over Willis' 57%.
Justin Willis was the younger man by 13 years, at 35 years old.
Willis had a height advantage of 3 inches over Hunt. That also extended to a 10-inch reach advantage.
Willis was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 year and 11 months later than Hunt, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 43 less professional rounds, 21 to Hunt's 64.
Willis vs Hunt form
Mark Hunt had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Aleksei Oleinik at UFC Fight Night 136 on 15th September 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Olimpiyskiy Arena, Moscow, Russia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Curtis Blaydes at UFC 221 on 10th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Perth Arena, Perth, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had won against Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night 110 on 10th June 2017 by knockout in the 4th round at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Before that, he had lost to Alistair Overeem at UFC 209 on 4th March 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
He had lost to Brock Lesnar at UFC 200 on 9th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Willis' last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Hunt's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.