Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Wright vs Barriault?
Marc Andr Barriault beat Jordan Wright by submission in the 1st round, during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade, on Saturday 23rd April 2022 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).
Wright vs Barriault stats
Jordan Wright stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Marc Andr Barriault made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Wright had a massive power advantage over Barriault, boasting at 58% knock out percentage over Barriault's 0%.
Jordan Wright was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Wright had a height advantage of 1 inch over Barriault. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Wright's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Barriault's, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 months later than Barriault, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 29 less professional rounds, 18 to Barriault's 47.
Wright vs Barriault form
Barriault had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Chidi Njokuani at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Dalcha Lungiambula at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Abu Azaitar at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Jun Yong Park at UFC on ESPN+ 23 on 21st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Sajik Arena, Busan, South Korea.
He had lost to Krzysztof Jotko at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
Wright's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.
Barriault's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.