Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Yanez vs Grant?
Adrian Yanez beat Davey Grant by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Vegas 43, on Saturday 20th November 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 27-30 in favor of winner Adrian Yanez.
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).
Yanez vs Grant stats
Adrian Yanez stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Davey Grant made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Yanez had a massive power advantage over Grant, boasting at 64% knock out percentage over Grant's 0%.
Adrian Yanez was the younger man by 8 years, at 28 years old.
Grant had a height advantage of 1 inch over Yanez. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Yanez was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 5 year and 3 months later than Grant, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 43 to Grant's 38.
Yanez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
Grant's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.