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Who won Anjos vs Fiziev?
Rafael Fiziev beat Rafael dos Anjos by during the main event of UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev, on Saturday 9th July 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Rafael Fiziev.
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 Fiziev stats
Rafael dos Anjos stepped into the octagon with a record of 31 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Rafael Fiziev made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Fiziev had a massive power advantage over Anjos, boosting at 64% knock out percentage over Anjos' 16%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Anjos had a large advantage over Fiziev, boasting at 32% submission rate over Fiziev's 9%.
Rafael dos Anjos was the older man by 9 years, at 38 years old.
Fiziev had 2-inch reach advantage.
Anjos was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 32 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 10 years and 9 months earlier than Fiziev, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 103 more professional rounds, 129 to Fiziev's 26.
Anjos vs Fiziev form
Rafael dos Anjos had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Renato Moicano at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Paul Felder at UFC Vegas 14 on 14th November 2020 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Michael Chiesa at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at PNC Arena, Raleigh.
Before that, he had lost to Leon Edwards at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
He had beat Kevin Lee at UFC on ESPN+ 10 on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in the 4th round at Blue Cross Arena, Rochester.
Anjos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
Fiziev's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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