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Who won Błachowicz vs Manuwa?
Jan Blachowicz beat Jimi Manuwa by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 127, on Saturday 17th March 2018 at 02 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jan Blachowicz.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Błachowicz vs Manuwa stats
Jan Blachowicz stepped into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Jimi Manuwa made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Manuwa had a massive power advantage over Blachowicz, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Blachowicz's 24%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Blachowicz had a massive advantage over Manuwa, boasting at 38% submission rate over Manuwa's 6%.
Jan Blachowicz was the younger man by 3 years, at 40 years old.
Blachowicz had a height advantage of 1 inch over Manuwa. Despite this, Manuwa had 2-inch reach advantage.
Blachowicz was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 1 year and 5 months earlier than Manuwa, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 60 more professional rounds, 95 to Manuwa's 35.
Błachowicz vs Manuwa form
Blachowicz had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had drawn with Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by split draw in their 5 round contest in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Aleksandar Rakic at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Glover Teixeira at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight.
Before that, he had beat Israel Adesanya at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
He had won against Dominick Reyes at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Blachowicz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Manuwa's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 4 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
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