Feb 29 2020
Saturday

Chartway Arena, Norfolk, United States

UFC on ESPN+ 27
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
12-1-0
KO 1
KO 1
0-0-0

The tape

30
Age
28
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

KOUDKOSUBKO
Form
KOSUBKOKOUD
12
Wins
0
7
By KO
0
58
KO%
0
0
By SUB
0
0
SUB%
0
1
Loses
0
0
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2012
13
Bouts
0
30
Rounds
0
2 hours, 9 minutes
Fight Time
0 seconds

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Magomed Ankalaev vs Ion Cutelaba report

Who won Ankalaev vs Cutelaba?

Magomed Ankalaev beat Ion Cutelaba by during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 27, on Saturday 29th February 2020 at Chartway Arena in Norfolk.

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 Cutelaba stats

Magomed Ankalaev stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Ion Cutelaba made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.

The stats suggested Ankalaev had a massive power advantage over Cutelaba, boasting at 58% knock out percentage over Cutelaba's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Ankalaev and Cutelaba would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.

Magomed Ankalaev was the older man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Ankalaev had a height advantage of 2 inches over Cutelaba. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Ankalaev was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 9 months later than Cutelaba, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 4 more professional rounds, 44 to Cutelaba's 40.

Ankalaev vs Cutelaba form

Ankalaev had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

Going into that contest, he had beat Ion Cutelaba at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had won against Ion Cutelaba at UFC on ESPN+ 27 on 29th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Chartway Arena, Norfolk, United States.

He had beat Klidson Abreu at UFC on ESPN+ 3 on 23rd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic.

Activity check

Ankalaev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Cutelaba's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Ankalaev vs Cutelaba?

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