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

SUBUDKOKOSD
Form
UDUDSDKOKO
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 octagon 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 cage 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%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Blachowicz had a large advantage over Rakic, boasting at 32% submission rate over Rakic's 7%.

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 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to 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.

Activity check

Blachowicz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 8 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, 5 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Blachowicz vs Rakic?

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