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Who won Almeida vs Abdurakhimov?
Jailton Almeida beat Shamil Abdurakhimov by during the prelims of UFC 283, on Saturday 21st January 2023 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jailton Almeida.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Almeida vs Abdurakhimov stats
Jailton Almeida stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses 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 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
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 at 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 year and 5 months later than Abdurakhimov, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 22 less professional rounds, 33 to Abdurakhimov's 55.
Almeida's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
Abdurakhimov's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 20 days. 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.