Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Zahabi vs Turcios?
Aiemann Zahabi beat Ricky Turcios by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev, on Saturday 9th July 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of winner Aiemann Zahabi.
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).
Zahabi vs Turcios stats
Aiemann Zahabi stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Ricky Turcios made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Zahabi had a massive power advantage over Turcios, boasting at 63% knock out percentage over Turcios' 27%.
Aiemann Zahabi was the older man by 5 years, at 34 years old.
Turcios had a height advantage of 1 inch over Zahabi. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Zahabi was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 months earlier than Turcios, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 19 to Turcios' 36.