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Who won Aliskerov vs Alves?
Ikram Aliskerov beat Warlley Alves by during the main card of UFC 294, on Saturday 21st October 2023 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ikram Aliskerov.
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).
Aliskerov vs Alves stats
Ikram Aliskerov stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Warlley Alves made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Aliskerov had a slight advantage in power over Alves, with a 36% knock out percentage over Alves' 29%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Alves had a slight advantage over Aliskerov, with a 43% submission rate over Aliskerov's 36%.
Ikram Aliskerov was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Aliskerov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Alves. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Aliskerov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year later than Alves, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 15 less professional rounds, 30 to Alves' 45.
Alves' last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Aliskerov vs Alves?
Ikram Aliskerov was a 3/20 (-670) favourite going into the contest, while Warlley Alves made his way into the ring at 93/20 (+470) with oddsmakers.