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Who won Anderson vs Latifi?
Corey Anderson beat Ilir Latifi by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 232, on Saturday 29th December 2018 at The Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Corey Anderson.
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).
Anderson vs Latifi stats
Corey Anderson stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ilir Latifi made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Latifi had a slight advantage in power over Anderson, with a 43% knock out percentage over Anderson's 36%.
Corey Anderson was the younger man by 7 years, at 32 years old.
Anderson had a height advantage of 5 inches over Latifi. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Anderson was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 10 months later than Latifi, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 52 to Latifi's 44.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ilir Latifi had been fighting more than Corey Anderson.
Going to this contest, Corey Anderson had last fought 4 years and 13 days ago, while Ilir Latifi's last outing had been 4 years, 5 months and 11 days ago.
Anderson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Latifi's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.