Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Zalal vs Woodson?
Sean Woodson beat Youssef Zalal by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 28, on Saturday 5th June 2021 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sean Woodson.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Zalal vs Woodson stats
Youssef Zalal stepped into the ring with a record of 10 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Sean Woodson made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Woodson had a slight advantage in power over Zalal, with a 29% knock out percentage over Zalal's 20%.
Youssef Zalal was the younger man by 5 years, at 25 years old.
Woodson had a height advantage of 4 inches over Zalal. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Zalal was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 10 months later than Woodson, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 35 to Woodson's 23.
Zalal's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.