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Who won Alhassan vs Chirico?
Abdul Razak Alhassan beat Alessio Di Chirico by , during the prelims of UFC Vegas 35, on Saturday 28th August 2021 at UFC APEX in Enterprise.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Abdul Razak Alhassan.
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).
Alhassan vs Chirico stats
Abdul Razak Alhassan stepped into the ring with a record of 10 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alessio Di Chirico made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Alhassan had a massive power advantage over Chirico, boasting at 100% knock out percentage over Chirico's 46%.
Abdul Razak Alhassan was the older man by 5 years, at 36 years old.
Chirico had a height advantage of 2 inches over Alhassan. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Alhassan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 11 months later than Chirico, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 21 to Chirico's 38.
Alhassan vs Chirico form
Abdul Razak Alhassan had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jacob Malkoun at UFC Vegas 24 on 17th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Khaos Williams at UFC Vegas 14 on 14th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Mounir Lazzez at UFC Fight Island 1 on 15th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had won against Niko Price at UFC 228 on 8th September 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at American Airlines Center, Dallas, United States.
He had been beaten by Omari Akhmedov at UFC Fight Night 109 on 28th May 2017 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden.
Alhassan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Chirico's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.