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Who won Alvey vs Allen?
Brendan Allen beat Sam Alvey by submission in the 2nd round during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 5th February 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Alvey vs Allen stats
Sam Alvey stepped into the octagon with a record of 33 wins, 16 loses and 1 draw, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Brendan Allen made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggested Alvey had a large advantage in power over Allen, boasting at 58% knock out percentage over Allen's 29%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Allen had a massive advantage over Alvey, boosting at 53% submission rate over Alvey's 9%.
Sam Alvey was the older man by 10 years, at 36 years old.
Alvey had 1-inch reach advantage.
Alvey was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 28 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 7 years and 1 month earlier than Allen, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 72 more professional rounds, 125 to Allen's 53.
Alvey vs Allen form
Sam Alvey had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Wellington Turman at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jimmy Crute at UFC 234 on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Ant nio Rog rio Nogueira at UFC Fight Night 137 on 22nd September 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Ginásio do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Before that, he had won against Gian Villante at UFC Fight Night 131 on 1st June 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Adirondack Bank Center, Utica, United States.
He had beat Rashad Evans at UFC Fight Night 114 on 5th August 2017 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mexico City Arena, Mexico City, Mexico.
Brendan Allen had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Chris Curtis at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Punahele Soriano at UFC Vegas 32 on 24th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Karl Roberson at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by submission in the 1st round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, he had been beaten by Sean Strickland at UFC Vegas 14 on 14th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Kyle Daukaus at UFC Vegas 4 on 27th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Brendan Allen had been fighting more than Sam Alvey.
Going to this contest, Sam Alvey had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 29 days ago, while Brendan Allen's last outing had been 11 months and 22 days ago.
Alvey's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Allen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
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