Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Yan vs Faber?
Petr Yan beat Urijah Faber by , during the main card of UFC 245, on Saturday 14th December 2019 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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 Faber stats
Petr Yan stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Urijah Faber made his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 17 by submission.
The stats suggested Yan had a slight advantage in power over Faber, with a 38% knock out percentage over Faber's 29%.
Petr Yan was the younger man by 14 years, at 29 years old.
Yan had a height advantage of 1 inch over Faber. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Yan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 31 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 9 year and 4 months later than Faber, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 50 less professional rounds, 61 to Faber's 111.
Yan's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.