Dec 18 2021
Saturday

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
27-8-0
KO 2
KO 2
18-3-0

The tape

41
Age
31
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
66.5" / 169 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

KOUDSUBUDKO
Form
UDSUBSDUDKO
27
Wins
18
4
By KO
5
15
KO%
28
10
By SUB
3
37
SUB%
17
8
Loses
3
2
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2004
Debut
2014
35
Bouts
21
80
Rounds
49
5 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 37 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

12
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
15
Tapology
-

Raphael Assuncao vs Ricky Simon report

Who won Assuncao vs Simon?

Ricky Simon beat Raphael Assuncao by knockout in the 2nd round during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 18th December 2021.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Assuncao vs Simon stats

Raphael Assuncao stepped into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.

Ricky Simon made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

Raphael Assuncao's UFC record stood at 12-7-0, while Ricky Simon's came in at 8-4-0.

The stats suggested Simon had an advantage in power over Assuncao, with a 28% knock out percentage over Assuncao's 15%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Assuncao had an advantage over Simon, with a 37% submission rate over Simon's 17%.

Raphael Assuncao was the older man by 10 years, at 41 years old.

Simon had a height advantage of 1 inch over Assuncao. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Assuncao was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 9 years and 11 months earlier than Simon, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 27 more professional rounds, 88 to Simon's 61.

Assuncao vs Simon form

Ricky Simon had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Brian Kelleher at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Ray Borg at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Rob Font at UFC on ESPN 7 on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Capital One Arena, Washington D.C..

Before that, he had been beaten by Urijah Faber at UFC on ESPN+ 13 on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Golden1 Center, Sacramento, United States.

He had defeated Rani Yahya at UFC 234 on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.

Activity check

Assuncao's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 10 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

Simon's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Assuncao vs Simon?

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