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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 older man by 1 year, 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's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Tavares' last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
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