Makwan Amirkhani
Amirkhani
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Oct 30 2021
Saturday

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
16-5-0
KO 2
KO 2
10-0-0

The tape

35
Age
32
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
73.6" / 187 cm

Tape record

UDUDSUBKOSUB
Form
UDKOSDKOUD
16
Wins
10
1
By KO
6
6
KO%
60
11
By SUB
0
69
SUB%
0
5
Loses
0
1
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2010
Debut
2016
21
Bouts
11
37
Rounds
21
2 hours, 25 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 29 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Makwan Amirkhani vs Lerone Murphy report

Who won Amirkhani vs Murphy?

Lerone Murphy beat Makwan Amirkhani by knockout in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC 267, on Saturday 30th October 2021.

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 Murphy stats

Makwan Amirkhani stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.

Lerone Murphy made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 10 wins, 0 losses, and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by knock out.

This was Makwan Amirkhani's 14th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2015. Lerone Murphy marked his 7th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2019.

Makwan Amirkhani's UFC record stood at 7-7-0, while Lerone Murphy's came in at 6-0-1.

The stats suggested Murphy had a massive power advantage over Amirkhani, boasting a 60% knock out percentage over Amirkhani's 6%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Amirkhani had a massive advantage over Murphy, boasting a 69% submission rate over Murphy's 0%.

Makwan Amirkhani was the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.

Amirkhani had a height advantage of 1 inch over Murphy. Despite this, Murphy had a 2-inch reach advantage.

Amirkhani was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 4 months earlier than Murphy, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 19 more professional rounds, 53 to Murphy's 34.

Activity check

Amirkhani's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 5 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Amirkhani vs Murphy?

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