Fight Matrix Program – UFC on ESPN 3: N’Gannou vs. dos Santos (06-29-2019)

26 Jun , 2019,
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Heavyweight (265)
[#3] Francis Ngannou (13-3-0, -260) vs. [#4] Junior dos Santos (21-5-0, +209)
Francis Ngannou is the All-Time #29 ranked Heavyweight fighter.
Junior dos Santos is the All-Time #5 ranked Heavyweight and #27 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Francis Ngannou (2-1-0)
2019-02-17: W vs. [#10HW+] Cain Velasquez (14-3-0) via KO (Punches) in 0:26 of round 1
2018-11-24: W vs. [#8HW+] Curtis Blaydes (11-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:45 of round 1
2018-07-07: L vs. [#6HW+] Derrick Lewis (21-7-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

Last 3 Fights: Junior dos Santos (3-0-0)
2019-03-09: W vs. [#6HW+] Derrick Lewis (21-7-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:58 of round 2
2018-12-01: W vs. [#26HW+] Tai Tuivasa (8-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:30 of round 2
2018-07-14: W vs. [#14HW+] Blagoy Ivanov (18-2-0) via UD (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Francis Ngannou – Win%: 69.05
Elo Favorite (Standard): Junior dos Santos (2119.78) [+73.54] – Win%: 58.32
Elo Favorite (Modified): Junior dos Santos (2127.20) [+90.78] – Win%: 59.81
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Francis Ngannou 132, Junior dos Santos 112
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Junior dos Santos leads 3-2
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Flyweight (125)
[#1] Jussier Formiga (23-5-0, +152) vs. [#2] Joseph Benavidez (27-5-0, -182)
Jussier Formiga is the All-Time #7 ranked Flyweight fighter.
Joseph Benavidez is the All-Time #6 ranked Flyweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Jussier Formiga (3-0-0)
2019-03-23: W vs. [#5FLY] Deiveson Figueiredo (15-1-0) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-10-06: W vs. [#57BW] Sergio Pettis (17-5-0) via UD (30-26, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-02-10: W vs. [#121BW] Ben Nguyen (16-9-0) via Technical Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:43 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Joseph Benavidez (2-1-0)
2019-01-19: W vs. [#4FLY] Dustin Ortiz (19-8-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-11-30: W vs. [#44BW] Alex Perez (22-5-0) via TKO (Strikes) in 4:19 of round 1
2018-06-09: L vs. [#57BW] Sergio Pettis (17-5-0) via SD (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Joseph Benavidez – Win%: 61.92
Elo Favorite (Standard): Joseph Benavidez (1983.70) [+9.59] – Win%: 51.10
Elo Favorite (Modified): Joseph Benavidez (1978.27) [+22.41] – Win%: 52.45
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Jussier Formiga 98, Joseph Benavidez 161
Previous Match-up Record: Joseph Benavidez leads 1-0-0
Wins Against Common Opposition: Joseph Benavidez leads 6-4
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Welterweight (170)
[#16] Demian Maia (26-9-0, -198) vs. [#22] Anthony Rocco Martin (16-4-0, +164)
Demian Maia is the All-Time #16 ranked Welterweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Demian Maia (1-2-0)
2019-02-02: W vs. [#64WW] Lyman Good (20-5-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:38 of round 1
2018-05-19: L vs. [#1WW/#6DD/#5P4P] Kamaru Usman (15-1-0) via UD (50-45, 49-46, 49-46)
2017-10-28: L vs. [#3WW] Colby Covington (14-1-0) via UD (30-27, 30-26, 29-27)

Last 3 Fights: Anthony Rocco Martin (3-0-0)
2019-03-09: W vs. [#62WW] Sergio Moraes (14-5-1) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2018-12-01: W vs. [#78WW] Jake Matthews (14-4-0) via Technical Submission (Anaconda Choke) in 1:19 of round 3
2018-10-06: W vs. [#49WW] Ryan LaFlare (14-3-0) via KO (Head Kick and Punches) in 3:59 of round 3

Odds Favorite (Implied): Demian Maia – Win%: 63.68
Elo Favorite (Standard): Anthony Rocco Martin (1999.61) [+19.58] – Win%: 52.24
Elo Favorite (Modified): Anthony Rocco Martin (1995.08) [+34.50] – Win%: 53.77
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Demian Maia 147, Anthony Rocco Martin 112
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Lightweight (155)
[#84] Roosevelt Roberts (8-0-0, -286) vs. [#119] Vinc Pichel (11-2-0, +230)

Last 3 Fights: Roosevelt Roberts (3-0-0)
2019-04-27: W vs. [#195LW] Thomas Gifford (15-8-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2018-11-30: W vs. [#269LW] Darrell Horcher (13-4-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 4:50 of round 1
2018-07-31: W vs. [#618LW] Garrett Gross (11-8-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:13 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Vinc Pichel (2-1-0)
2018-06-01: L vs. [#13LW] Gregor Gillespie (13-0-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 4:06 of round 2
2018-01-27: W vs. [#81LW] Joaquim Silva (11-1-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-06-10: W vs. [#57LW] Damien Brown (19-12-0) via KO (Punches) in 3:37 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Roosevelt Roberts – Win%: 70.97
Elo Favorite (Standard): Roosevelt Roberts (1661.34) [+4.24] – Win%: 50.48
Elo Favorite (Modified): Roosevelt Roberts (1678.98) [+34.47] – Win%: 53.77
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Roosevelt Roberts 63, Vinc Pichel 393
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Lightweight (155)
[#64] Drew Dober (20-9-0, -321) vs. [#209] Marco Polo Reyes (8-5-0, +254)

Last 3 Fights: Drew Dober (2-1-0)
2019-03-09: L vs. [#16LW] Beneil Dariush (16-4-1) via Submission (Armbar) in 4:41 of round 2
2018-08-25: W vs. [#160LW] Jon Tuck (10-5-0) via UD (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
2018-01-27: W vs. [#141LW] Frank Camacho (23-7-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Marco Polo Reyes (1-2-0)
2019-02-23: L vs. [#71LW] Damir Hadzovic (13-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:03 of round 2
2018-01-14: W vs. [#154LW] Matt Frevola (7-1-1) via KO (Punches) in 1:00 of round 1
2017-05-13: L vs. [#26LW] James Vick (13-3-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:39 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Drew Dober – Win%: 72.96
Elo Favorite (Standard): Drew Dober (1642.38) [+155.82] – Win%: 67.08
Elo Favorite (Modified): Drew Dober (1657.62) [+191.05] – Win%: 69.77
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Drew Dober 112, Marco Polo Reyes 126
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#50] Paul Craig (11-3-0, +239) vs. [#77] Alonzo Menifield (8-0-0, -300)

Last 3 Fights: Paul Craig (2-1-0)
2019-03-30: W vs. [#136LHW] Kennedy Nzechukwu (6-1-0) via Submission (Triangle Choke) in 4:20 of round 3
2018-12-01: L vs. [#18LHW] Jim Crute (10-0-0) via Submission (Kimura) in 4:51 of round 3
2018-03-17: W vs. [#31LHW] Magomed Ankalaev (11-1-0) via Submission (Triangle Choke) in 4:59 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Alonzo Menifield (3-0-0)
2019-01-19: W vs. [#127LHW] Vinicius Moreira (9-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:56 of round 1
2018-06-12: W vs. [#585LHW] Dashawn Boatwright (3-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:08 of round 1
2018-02-16: W vs. [*] Brice Ritani-Coe (4-5-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:41 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Alonzo Menifield – Win%: 71.77
Elo Favorite (Standard): Alonzo Menifield (1576.63) [+68.35] – Win%: 57.74
Elo Favorite (Modified): Alonzo Menifield (1640.93) [+78.39] – Win%: 58.50
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Paul Craig 91, Alonzo Menifield 161
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Bantamweight (135)
[#75] Ricardo Ramos (12-2-0, -306) vs. [#138] Journey Newson (10-1-0, +239)

Last 3 Fights: Ricardo Ramos (2-1-0)
2019-02-02: L vs. [#27BW] Said Nurmagomedov (13-1-0) via TKO (Spinning Back Kick and Punches) in 2:28 of round 1
2018-08-04: W vs. [#76BW] Kyung Ho Kang (15-8-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-11-04: W vs. [#460BW] Aiemann Zahabi (7-2-0) via KO (Spinning Back Elbow) in 1:58 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Journey Newson (3-0-0)
2019-05-10: W vs. [#761BW] Soslan Abanokov (5-4-1) via TKO in 1:20 of round 1
2018-11-10: W vs. [#231BW] Chris San Jose (7-1-0) via TKO in 4:41 of round 2
2018-02-17: W vs. [#558BW] Tycen Lynn (6-3-0) via UD ()

Odds Favorite (Implied): Ricardo Ramos – Win%: 71.86
Elo Favorite (Standard): Ricardo Ramos (1625.36) [+123.74] – Win%: 63.77
Elo Favorite (Modified): Ricardo Ramos (1601.38) [+55.76] – Win%: 56.07
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Ricardo Ramos 147, Journey Newson 50
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#57] Eryk Anders (11-4-0, -335) vs. [#127] Vinicius Moreira (9-2-0, +264)

Last 3 Fights: Eryk Anders (0-3-0)
2019-04-13: L vs. [#30LHW] Khalil Rountree (8-4-0) via UD (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
2018-12-08: L vs. [#20MW] Elias Theodorou (16-3-0) via SD (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
2018-09-22: L vs. [#6LHW] Thiago Santos (21-6-0) via TKO (Elbows) in 5:00 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Vinicius Moreira (2-1-0)
2019-01-19: L vs. [#77LHW] Alonzo Menifield (8-0-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:56 of round 1
2018-08-11: W vs. [#177LHW] John Allan Arte (12-5-0) via Submission (Triangle Choke) in 3:40 of round 2
2018-03-11: W vs. [#313MW] Jason Radcliffe (14-7-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 4:07 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Eryk Anders – Win%: 73.70
Elo Favorite (Standard): Eryk Anders (1477.13) [+30.85] – Win%: 53.52
Elo Favorite (Modified): Eryk Anders (1593.85) [+87.34] – Win%: 59.44
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Eryk Anders 77, Vinicius Moreira 161
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Featherweight (145)
[#123] Jordan Griffin (17-6-0, -269) vs. [#424] Vince Murdock (11-5-0, +204)

Last 3 Fights: Jordan Griffin (2-1-0)
2018-12-15: L vs. [#27FW] Dan Ige (12-2-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-07-31: W vs. [#578FW] Maurice Mitchell (11-2-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:57 of round 1
2018-06-01: W vs. [#213BW] Shawn West (15-10-0) via Submission (Neck Crank) in 4:52 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Vince Murdock (1-2-0)
2018-12-01: W vs. [#916FW] Justin King (7-6-0) via TKO in 2:52 of round 1
2018-03-03: L vs. [*] Vikash Dahiya (4-2-0) via TKO (Retirement) in of round 0
2018-02-16: L vs. [*] Krishan Rawat (4-3-0) via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) in 5:00 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Jordan Griffin – Win%: 68.91
Elo Favorite (Standard): Jordan Griffin (1550.02) [+326.47] – Win%: 81.63
Elo Favorite (Modified): Jordan Griffin (1576.63) [+340.06] – Win%: 81.59
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Jordan Griffin 196, Vince Murdock 210
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Lightweight (155)
[#124] Jared Gordon (14-3-0, -347) vs. [#263] Dan Moret (13-5-0, +273)

Last 3 Fights: Jared Gordon (1-2-0)
2018-12-15: L vs. [#81LW] Joaquim Silva (11-1-0) via KO (Punches) in 2:39 of round 3
2018-02-18: L vs. [#17LW] Carlos Diego Ferreira (15-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:58 of round 1
2017-10-28: W vs. [#76LW] Hacran Dias (25-6-1) via UD (29-27, 30-26, 29-26)

Last 3 Fights: Dan Moret (1-2-0)
2019-03-09: L vs. [#105LW] Alex White (14-5-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-04-14: L vs. [#31LW] Gilbert Burns (15-3-0) via KO (Punches) in 0:59 of round 2
2017-12-16: W vs. [#538LW] Alonzo Martinez (46-23-1) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:39 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Jared Gordon – Win%: 74.32
Elo Favorite (Standard): Jared Gordon (1541.29) [+132.99] – Win%: 64.74
Elo Favorite (Modified): Jared Gordon (1554.35) [+132.61] – Win%: 64.12
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Jared Gordon 196, Dan Moret 112
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#64] Dalcha Lungiambula (9-1-0, -127) vs. [#134] Justin Ledet (9-2-0, +102)

Last 3 Fights: Dalcha Lungiambula (3-0-0)
2018-06-23: W vs. [#158HW+] Andrew van Zyl (16-6-0) via SD ()
2017-11-04: W vs. [#81HW+] Stuart Austin (14-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:48 of round 2
2017-07-08: W vs. [#308LHW] Alan Baudot (7-2-0) via KO (Punch) in 0:26 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Justin Ledet (1-2-0)
2019-02-02: L vs. [#22LHW] Johnny Walker (17-3-0) via TKO (Spinning Back Fist and Punches) in 0:15 of round 1
2018-07-22: L vs. [#17LHW] Aleksandar Rakic (12-1-0) via UD (30-24, 30-24, 30-25)
2017-09-16: W vs. [#67HW+] Azunna Anyanwu (15-5-0) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Dalcha Lungiambula – Win%: 53.05
Elo Favorite (Standard): Dalcha Lungiambula (1642.99) [+171.76] – Win%: 68.67
Elo Favorite (Modified): Dalcha Lungiambula (1605.28) [+105.89] – Win%: 61.39
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Dalcha Lungiambula 371, Justin Ledet 147
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Women Strawweight (115)
[#30] Emily Whitmire (4-2-0, -165) vs. [*] Amanda Ribas (6-1-0, +136)

Last 3 Fights: Emily Whitmire (2-1-0)
2019-02-17: W vs. [#114SW] Aleksandra Albu (3-1-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:01 of round 1
2018-07-07: W vs. [#124FLY] Jamie Moyle (4-4-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-12-01: L vs. [#46FLY] Gillian Robertson (6-3-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 2:12 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Amanda Ribas (2-1-0)
2016-05-21: W vs. [#42SW] Jennifer Gonzalez Araneda (12-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:42 of round 2
2015-11-28: L vs. [#50SW] Polyana Viana (10-3-0) via KO (Punches) in 2:45 of round 1
2015-07-04: W vs. [NA] Tania Pereda (2-1-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:16 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Emily Whitmire – Win%: 59.50
Elo Favorite (Standard): Amanda Ribas (1300.49) [+35.14] – Win%: 54.00
Elo Favorite (Modified): Amanda Ribas (1383.65) [+71.71] – Win%: 57.78
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Emily Whitmire 132, Amanda Ribas 1134
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Heavyweight (265)
[#57] Junior Albini (14-5-0, +111) vs. [#60] Maurice Greene (7-2-0, -136)

Last 3 Fights: Junior Albini (0-3-0)
2019-02-02: L vs. [#46HW+] Jairzinho Rozenstruik (8-0-0) via TKO (Head Kick and Punches) in 0:54 of round 2
2018-05-12: L vs. [#12HW+] Alexey Oleynik (59-12-1) via Submission (Ezekiel Choke) in 1:45 of round 1
2017-11-11: L vs. [#37HW+] Andrei Arlovski (27-18-0) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Maurice Greene (2-1-0)
2019-03-09: W vs. [#61HW+] Jeff Hughes (10-2-0) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
2018-11-30: W vs. [#187HW+] Michel Batista (4-1-0) via Submission (Triangle Choke) in 2:14 of round 1
2018-04-27: L vs. [#61HW+] Jeff Hughes (10-2-0) via UD (48-47, 50-45, 50-45)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Maurice Greene – Win%: 54.87
Elo Favorite (Standard): Maurice Greene (1553.89) [+197.29] – Win%: 71.12
Elo Favorite (Modified): Maurice Greene (1529.93) [+140.46] – Win%: 64.91
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Junior Albini 147, Maurice Greene 112
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Notes about the Fight Card
– Highest-rated fighter always listed first.
– A ‘*’ ranking suggests a fighter is inactive.
– An ‘NA’ ranking suggests the fighter is too low for a ranking or we do not have division info for them.
– The Elo Favorite rating info includes any considered fight-specific advantages, such as home advantage.
– The Elo Win% is approximate and includes the favorites probability share of a draw occurring.

Fight Card Statistics

Highest Pre-Bout Raw Rating: Francis Ngannou
Highest Stored DD Rating: Jussier Formiga
Highest Pre-Bout Fight Raw Rating: Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos
Highest Stored Fight DD Rating: Jussier Formiga vs. Joseph Benavidez
Event Matchmaking Competitiveness Rating (of 5*): Great [****]
Total Event MMA Rankings Impact (of 5*): Moderate [***]
Run Date: 2019-6-25