May 14 2022
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
28-9-0
KO 3
KO 3
14-2-0

The tape

39
Age
30
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 4" / 194 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Tape record

Form
28
Wins
14
8
By KO
9
29
KO%
64
9
By SUB
1
32
SUB%
7
9
Loses
2
2
Stopped
0
2
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2011
37
Bouts
16
84
Rounds
29
6 hours, 12 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 55 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

1
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
2
Tapology
4

Jan Blachowicz vs Aleksandar Rakic report

Who won Blachowicz vs Rakic?

Jan Blachowicz beat Aleksandar Rakic by , during the main event of UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić, on Saturday 14th May 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jan Blachowicz.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Blachowicz vs Rakic stats

Jan Blachowicz stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Aleksandar Rakic made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggested Rakic had a massive power advantage over Blachowicz, boosting at 64% knock out percentage over Blachowicz's 29%.

Jan Blachowicz was the older man by 9 years, at 39 years old.

Rakic had a height advantage of 2 inches over Blachowicz. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Blachowicz was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 4 years and 7 months earlier than Rakic, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 55 more professional rounds, 87 to Rakic's 32.

Blachowicz vs Rakic form

Blachowicz had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Glover Teixeira at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight.

Previous to that, he had defeated 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, he had won against Corey Anderson at UFC on ESPN+ 25 on 15th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho, United States.

He had beat 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.

Activity check

Blachowicz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Rakic's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

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