Jared Cannonier defeated Sean Strickland by split decision on Saturday night in a middleweight bout at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas.
The cards read 49-46, 46-49, 49-46 in favor of Cannonier, who improved to 16-6. Strickland fell to 25-5 and has lost his last two fights after winning six straight.
Despite losing, Strickland held a 152-141 advantage in significant strikes. He also tallied the only take down.
Cannonier held an advantage in shots to the body (60-24) and blows to the legs (24-2).
–Field Level Media
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