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Omari Akhmedov vs Joshua Silveira report
Who won Akhmedov vs Silveira?
Omari Akhmedov beat Joshua Silveira by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of PFL 2022 #7, on Friday 5th August 2022 at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Omari Akhmedov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Akhmedov vs Silveira stats
Omari Akhmedov stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Joshua Silveira made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 9 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Akhmedov had a slight advantage in power over Silveira, with a 35% knock out percentage over Silveira's 33%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Silveira had a large advantage over Akhmedov, boosting at 56% submission rate over Akhmedov's 30%.
Omari Akhmedov was the older man by 5 years, at 35 years old.
Silveira had a height advantage of 1 inch over Akhmedov.
Akhmedov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 9 years and 6 months earlier than Silveira, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 48 more professional rounds, 65 to Silveira's 17.
Akhmedov vs Silveira form
Akhmedov had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Teodoras Aukstuolis at PFL 2022 #4 on 17th June 2022 by in the 2nd round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Viktor Pesta at PFL 2022 #1 on 20th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jordan Young at PFL 2021 #10 on 27th October 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Brad Tavares at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Chris Weidman at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Silveira remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Marthin Hamlet Nielsen at PFL 2022 #4 on 17th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Mohamed Juma at PFL Challenger Series 1 on 18th February 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at Orlando.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jared Revel at LFA 119 on 3rd December 2021 by unanimous decision in their LFA Middleweight championship fight at Arizona Federal Theatre, Phoenix.
Before that, he had defeated Tee Cummins at LFA 115 on 24th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their LFA Light Heavyweight championship fight at Menominee Nation Arena, Oshkosh.
He had won against Matt Paul at LFA 98 on 29th January 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Hartman Arena, Park City.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Joshua Silveira had been fighting more than Omari Akhmedov.
Going to this contest, Omari Akhmedov had last fought 9 months and 7 days ago, while Joshua Silveira's last outing had been 9 months and 7 days ago.
Akhmedov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Silveira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
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