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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 39 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 52 more professional rounds, 87 to Manuwa's 35.
Błachowicz vs Manuwa form
Blachowicz had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Ronaldo Souza at UFC on ESPN+ 22 on 16th November 2019 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had defeated Luke Rockhold at UFC 239 on 6th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Thiago Santos at UFC on ESPN+ 3 on 23rd February 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic.
Before that, he had beat Nikita Krylov at UFC Fight Night 136 on 15th September 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Olimpiyskiy Arena, Moscow, Russia.
He had won against Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night 127 on 17th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Blachowicz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Manuwa's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
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