Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Arlovski vs Felipe?
Andrei Arlovski beat Carlos Felipe by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC Vegas 40, on Saturday 16th October 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of winner Andrei Arlovski.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Arlovski vs Felipe stats
Andrei Arlovski stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 20 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Carlos Felipe made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Felipe had a slight advantage in power over Arlovski, with a 60% knock out percentage over Arlovski's 57%.
Andrei Arlovski was the older man by 16 years, at 43 years old.
Arlovski had a height advantage of 3 inches over Felipe. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Arlovski was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 39 more fights, and made his debut in 1999, 15 years and 7 months earlier than Felipe, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 94 more professional rounds, 121 to Felipe's 27.
Arlovski vs Felipe form
Andrei Arlovski had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Chase Sherman at UFC Vegas 24 on 17th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tom Aspinall at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Tanner Boser at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Philipe Lins at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
He had won against Ben Rothwell at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
Arlovski's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Felipe's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.