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Who won Adesanya vs Brunson?
Israel Adesanya beat Derek Brunson by during the main card of UFC 230, on Saturday 3rd November 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Israel Adesanya.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Adesanya vs Brunson stats
Israel Adesanya stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Derek Brunson made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Adesanya had a large advantage in power over Brunson, boasting at 86% knock out percentage over Brunson's 61%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Brunson had an advantage over Adesanya, with a 17% submission rate over Adesanya's 0%.
Israel Adesanya was the younger man by 5 years, at 34 years old.
Adesanya had a height advantage of 3 inches over Brunson. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Adesanya was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 10 months later than Brunson, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 76 to Brunson's 63.
Adesanya's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Brunson's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
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