Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Basharat vs Henry?
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).
Basharat vs Henry stats
Javid Basharat stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Victor Henry made his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Basharat had a slight advantage in power over Henry, with a 36% knock out percentage over Henry's 26%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Basharat had a slight advantage over Henry, with a 43% submission rate over Henry's 35%.
Javid Basharat was the younger man by 8 years, at 28 years old.
Basharat had a height advantage of 2 inches over Henry.
Basharat was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 year and 8 months later than Henry, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 47 less professional rounds, 26 to Henry's 73.
Basharat vs Henry form
Henry had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Tony Gravely at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Raphael Assuncao at UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Araujo on 15th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Raoni Barcelos at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim.
Before that, he had won against Masanori Kanehara at RIZIN 21 on 22nd February 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hamamatsu Arena, Hamamatsu, Japan.
He had beat Trent Girdham at RIZIN 18 on 18th August 2019 by submission in the 3rd round at Dolphins Arena, Nagoya.
Basharat's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Henry's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Basharat vs Henry?
Javid Basharat was a 1/5 (-500) favourite going into the contest, while Victor Henry made his way into the ring at 19/5 (+380) with oddsmakers.