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Who won Amirkhani vs Knight?
Makwan Amirkhani beat Jason Knight by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night 130, on Sunday 27th May 2018 at Echo Arena in Liverpool.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Makwan Amirkhani.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Amirkhani vs Knight stats
Makwan Amirkhani stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Jason Knight made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 13 by submission.
The stats suggested Knight had a slight advantage in power over Amirkhani, with a 15% knock out percentage over Amirkhani's 8%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Amirkhani had a slight advantage over Knight, with a 69% submission rate over Knight's 65%.
Makwan Amirkhani was the older man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Amirkhani was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year later than Knight, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 13 less professional rounds, 47 to Knight's 60.
Knight's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
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