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Who won Ankalaev vs Abreu?
Magomed Ankalaev beat Klidson Abreu by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 3, on Saturday 23rd February 2019 at O2 Arena in Prague.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Magomed Ankalaev.
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).
Ankalaev vs Abreu stats
Magomed Ankalaev stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Klidson Abreu made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggested Ankalaev had a massive power advantage over Abreu, boasting at 60% knock out percentage over Abreu's 29%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Abreu had a massive advantage over Ankalaev, boosting at 71% submission rate over Ankalaev's 0%.
Magomed Ankalaev was the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Ankalaev had a height advantage of 3 inches over Abreu. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Ankalaev was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 year and 2 months later than Abreu, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 50 to Abreu's 44.
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