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Who won Anjos vs Felder?
Rafael dos Anjos beat Paul Felder by split decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC Vegas 14, on Saturday 14th November 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Rafael dos Anjos.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Anjos vs Felder stats
Rafael dos Anjos stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Paul Felder made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Felder had a massive power advantage over Anjos, boosting at 59% knock out percentage over Anjos' 17%.
Rafael dos Anjos was the younger man by 1 year, at 36 years old.
Felder had a height advantage of 3 inches over Anjos. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Anjos was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 7 years and 2 months earlier than Felder, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 60 more professional rounds, 119 to Felder's 59.
Anjos vs Felder form
Felder had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Dan Hooker at UFC on ESPN+ 26 on 22nd February 2020 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Previous to that, he had defeated Edson Barboza at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had beat James Vick at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, United States.
Before that, he had been beaten by Mike Perry at UFC 226 on 7th July 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas.
He had won against Stevie Ray at UFC Fight Night 113 on 16th July 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland.
Anjos' last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 3 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Felder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.