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Omari Akhmedov vs Brad Tavares report
Who won Akhmedov vs Tavares?
Brad Tavares beat Omari Akhmedov by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 264, on Saturday 10th July 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Brad Tavares.
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).
Akhmedov vs Tavares stats
Omari Akhmedov stepped into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Brad Tavares made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Akhmedov had a slight advantage in power over Tavares, with a 33% knock out percentage over Tavares' 28%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Akhmedov had an advantage over Tavares, with a 29% submission rate over Tavares' 11%.
Omari Akhmedov was the same age as Brad Tavares, at 35 years old.
Tavares had a height advantage of 1 inch over Akhmedov. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Akhmedov was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 7 months later than Tavares, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 65 to Tavares' 64.
Akhmedov vs Tavares form
Akhmedov had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated 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 defeated 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.
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.
Tavares' last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
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