Makwan Amirkhani
Amirkhani
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May 27 2018
Sunday

Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Jason Knight
Knight
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13-3-0
SD 3
SD 3
20-4-0

The tape

35
Age
31
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm

Tape record

SDUDSUBKOUD
Form
UDKOKOSUBUD
13
Wins
20
1
By KO
3
8
KO%
15
9
By SUB
13
69
SUB%
65
3
Loses
4
0
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2009
16
Bouts
24
25
Rounds
48
1 hours, 27 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 15 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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Makwan Amirkhani vs Jason Knight report

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 4 years, at 35 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.

Amirkhani vs Knight form

Makwan Amirkhani had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Lerone Murphy at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Kamuela Kirk at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had defeated Chris Fishgold at UFC on ESPN+ 11 on 1st June 2019 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden.

He had beat Jason Knight at UFC Fight Night 130 on 27th May 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Activity check

Amirkhani's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 9 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Knight's last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Amirkhani vs Knight?

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