Nov 04 2023
Saturday

Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
19-2-0
UD 5

Score cards

  • 50-44
  • 50-44
  • 50-45
UD 5
27-11-0

The tape

32
Age
39
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
79.1" / 201 cm

Tape record

SUBKOSUBSUBKO
Form
KOSUBKOKOKO
19
Wins
27
7
By KO
22
37
KO%
81
12
By SUB
1
63
SUB%
4
2
Loses
11
1
Stopped
7
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2010
21
Bouts
39
28
Rounds
81
1 hours, 29 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 22 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

9
UFC
10
-
Bellator
-
7
Tapology
11

Jailton Almeida vs Derrick Lewis report

Who won Almeida vs Lewis?

Jailton Almeida beat Derrick Lewis by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC Fight Night – Almeida vs. Lewis, on Saturday 4th November 2023 at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo.

The scorecards were announced as 50-44, 50-44, 50-45 in favor of the winner Jailton Almeida.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Almeida vs Lewis stats

Jailton Almeida stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.

Derrick Lewis made his way to the cage with a record of 27 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

This was Jailton Almeida's 8th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2022. Derrick Lewis marked his 29th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2014.

Jailton Almeida's UFC record stood at 7-1-0, while Derrick Lewis' came in at 19-10-0.

The stats suggested Lewis had a massive power advantage over Almeida, boasting a 81% knock out percentage over Almeida's 37%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Almeida had a massive advantage over Lewis, boasting a 63% submission rate over Lewis' 4%.

Jailton Almeida was the younger man by 7 years, at 32 years old.

Almeida had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lewis. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Almeida was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 5 months later than Lewis, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 53 less professional rounds, 36 to Lewis' 89.

Almeida vs Lewis form

Almeida had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 opponents and going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Anton Turkalj at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he was victorious against Parker Porter at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Danilo Marques at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Derrick Lewis had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Marcos Rogerio de Lima at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Sergey Spivac at UFC Fight Night on 4th February 2023 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sergei Pavlovich at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, he had been defeated by Tai Tuivasa at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston.

He had defeated Chris Daukaus at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jailton Almeida had been fighting more than Derrick Lewis.

Going to this contest, Jailton Almeida had last fought 1 year and 1 month ago, while Derrick Lewis' last outing had been 10 months and 15 days ago.

Almeida's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.2 rounds on average.

Lewis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Almeida vs Lewis?

Jailton Almeida was a 1/5 (-500) favourite going into the contest, while Derrick Lewis made his way into the ring at 19/5 (+380) with oddsmakers.

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