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Who won Arlovski vs Lima?
Marcos Rog rio de Lima beat Andrei Arlovski by submission in the 1st round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen, on Saturday 29th October 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Arlovski vs Lima stats
Andrei Arlovski stepped into the octagon with a record of 34 wins, 20 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Marcos Rog rio de Lima made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Lima had a large advantage in power over Arlovski, boosting at 74% knock out percentage over Arlovski's 50%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Lima had a slight advantage over Arlovski, with a 11% submission rate over Arlovski's 9%.
Andrei Arlovski was the older man by 6 years, at 43 years old.
Arlovski had a height advantage of 2 inches over Lima. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Arlovski was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 26 more fights, and made his debut in 1999, 9 years and 11 months earlier than Lima, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 76 more professional rounds, 122 to Lima's 46.
Arlovski vs Lima form
Lima had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had won against Ben Rothwell at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Maurice Greene at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Ben Sosoli at UFC on ESPN+ 26 on 22nd February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
He had been beaten by Stefan Struve at UFC on ESPN+ 3 on 23rd February 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic.
Lima's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Arlovski vs Lima?
Andrei Arlovski was a 21/10 (+210) underdog going into the contest, while Marcos Rog rio de Lima made his way into the ring at 19/50 (-260) with oddsmakers.