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Who won Pavlovich vs Aspinall?
Tom Aspinall beat Sergei Pavlovich by during the co-main event of UFC 295, on Saturday 11th November 2023 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Tom Aspinall.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This contest was for the UFC heavyweight championship.
Pavlovich vs Aspinall stats
Sergei Pavlovich stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tom Aspinall made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Pavlovich had a slight advantage in power over Aspinall, with a 83% knock out percentage over Aspinall's 77%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Aspinall had a large advantage over Pavlovich, boosting at 23% submission rate over Pavlovich's 0%.
Sergei Pavlovich was the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Aspinall had a height advantage of 2 inches over Pavlovich. Despite this, he had 6-inch reach advantage.
Pavlovich was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 7 days later than Aspinall, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 28 to Aspinall's 20.
Pavlovich vs Aspinall form
Aspinall had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night London – Aspinall vs. Tybura on 22nd July 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Curtis Blaydes at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at The O2, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Sergey Spivac at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
He had defeated Andrei Arlovski at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Pavlovich's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
Aspinall's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Pavlovich vs Aspinall?
Sergei Pavlovich was a 9/10 (-110) underdog going into the contest, while Tom Aspinall made his way into the ring at 9/10 (-110) with oddsmakers.