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Shamil Abdurakhimov vs Andrei Arlovski report
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 octagon 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 cage 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 an advantage in power over Abdurakhimov, with a 63% knock out percentage over Abdurakhimov's 44%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Abdurakhimov had an advantage over Arlovski, with a 22% submission rate over Arlovski's 11%.
Shamil Abdurakhimov was the younger man by 3 years, at 41 years old.
Arlovski had 1-inch reach advantage.
Abdurakhimov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2008, 9 year later than Arlovski, whose first professional fight was in 1999. He had fought 67 less professional rounds, 55 to Arlovski's 122.
Abdurakhimov vs Arlovski form
Andrei Arlovski had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Tai Tuivasa at UFC 225 on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at United Center, Chicago, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Stefan Struve at UFC 222 on 3rd March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against J nior Albini at UFC Fight Night 120 on 11th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ted Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk.
Before that, he had been beaten by Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night 111 on 17th June 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
He had lost to Francis NGannou at UFC on FOX 23 on 28th January 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Pepsi Center, Denver, United States.
Arlovski's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 4 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
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