Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Yan vs Dodson?
Petr Yan beat John Dodson by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 3, on Saturday 23rd February 2019 at O2 Arena in Prague.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Petr Yan.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Yan vs Dodson stats
Petr Yan stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
John Dodson made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested that Yan and Dodson have similar power, both with a 45% knock out percentage.
Petr Yan was the younger man by 8 years, at 28 years old.
Yan had a height advantage of 4 inches over Dodson. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Yan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 8 year and 6 months later than Dodson, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 34 less professional rounds, 51 to Dodson's 85.
Yan's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
Dodson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.