Jan 21 2023
Saturday

Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
17-2-0
KO 2
KO 2
20-7-0

The tape

32
Age
42
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

SUBSUBKOSUBSUB
Form
KOKOKOKOUD
17
Wins
20
6
By KO
9
35
KO%
45
11
By SUB
4
65
SUB%
20
2
Loses
7
1
Stopped
5
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2008
19
Bouts
27
25
Rounds
53
1 hours, 17 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 29 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

-
UFC
15
-
Bellator
-
15
Tapology
-

Jailton Almeida vs Shamil Abdurakhimov report

Who won Almeida vs Abdurakhimov?

Jailton Almeida beat Shamil Abdurakhimov by knockout in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC 283, on Saturday 21st January 2023 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Almeida vs Abdurakhimov stats

Jailton Almeida stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.

Shamil Abdurakhimov made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Jailton Almeida's UFC record stood at 6-1-0, while Shamil Abdurakhimov's came in at 5-7-0.

The stats suggested Abdurakhimov had a slight advantage in power over Almeida, with a 45% knock out percentage over Almeida's 35%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Almeida had a massive advantage over Abdurakhimov, boasting a 65% submission rate over Abdurakhimov's 20%.

Jailton Almeida was the younger man by 10 years, at 32 years old.

Almeida had a height advantage of 1 inch over Abdurakhimov. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Almeida was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 5 months later than Abdurakhimov, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 20 less professional rounds, 35 to Abdurakhimov's 55.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jailton Almeida had been fighting more than Shamil Abdurakhimov.

Going to this contest, Jailton Almeida had last fought 1 year, 3 months and 25 days ago, while Shamil Abdurakhimov's last outing had been 2 years, 1 month and 27 days ago.

Almeida's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.

Abdurakhimov's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Almeida vs Abdurakhimov?

Jailton Almeida was a 2/25 (-1200) favourite going into the contest, while Shamil Abdurakhimov made his way into the ring at 71/10 (+710) with oddsmakers.

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