Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Alvey vs Evans?
Sam Alvey beat Rashad Evans by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Night 114, on Saturday 5th August 2017 at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sam Alvey.
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).
Alvey vs Evans stats
Sam Alvey stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Rashad Evans made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Alvey had advantage in power over Evans, with a 60% knock out percentage over Evans' 42%.
Sam Alvey was the younger man by 7 years, at 35 years old.
Alvey had a height advantage of 2 inches over Evans. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Alvey was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 year and 3 months later than Evans, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 52 more professional rounds, 122 to Evans' 70.