Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Anjos vs Lawler?
Rafael dos Anjos beat Robbie Lawler by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC on FOX 26, on Saturday 16th December 2017 at MTS Centre in Winnipeg.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Rafael dos Anjos.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Anjos vs Lawler stats
Rafael dos Anjos stepped into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Robbie Lawler made his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Lawler had a massive power advantage over Anjos, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Anjos' 19%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Anjos had a large advantage over Lawler, boasting at 33% submission rate over Lawler's 4%.
Rafael dos Anjos was the younger man by 3 years, at 38 years old.
Lawler had a height advantage of 3 inches over Anjos. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Anjos was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2004, 3 year and 5 months later than Lawler, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 21 more professional rounds, 136 to Lawler's 115.
Anjos' last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 1 month and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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