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Who won Abdurakhimov vs Arlovski?
Shamil Abdurakhimov beat Andrei Arlovski by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Night 136, on Saturday 15th September 2018 at Olimpiyskiy Arena in Moscow.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Shamil Abdurakhimov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Abdurakhimov vs Arlovski stats
Shamil Abdurakhimov stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Andrei Arlovski made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 16 loses and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Arlovski had advantage in power over Abdurakhimov, with a 63% knock out percentage over Abdurakhimov's 44%.
Shamil Abdurakhimov was the younger man by 2 years, at 40 years old.
Arlovski had 1-inch reach advantage.
Abdurakhimov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 9 year later than Arlovski, whose first professional fight was in 1999. He had fought 59 less professional rounds, 50 to Arlovski's 109.
Abdurakhimov vs Arlovski form
Andrei Arlovski had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Tom Aspinall at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Tanner Boser at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Philipe Lins at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, he had beat Ben Rothwell at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
He had been beaten by Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC Fight Night 136 on 15th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Olimpiyskiy Arena, Moscow, Russia.
Arlovski's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.