Mar 09 2024
Saturday

Kaseya Center, Miami, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
17-4-0
KO 2
KO 2
20-2-0

The tape

33
Age
32
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
79.1" / 201 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOUDKO
Form
UDSUBKOSUBSUB
17
Wins
20
12
By KO
7
71
KO%
35
0
By SUB
12
0
SUB%
60
4
Loses
2
4
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2012
22
Bouts
22
48
Rounds
33
3 hours, 5 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 54 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

5
UFC
7
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
7

Curtis Blaydes vs Jailton Almeida report

Who won Blaydes vs Almeida?

Curtis Blaydes beat Jailton Almeida by knockout in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC 299, on Saturday 9th March 2024 at Kaseya Center in Miami.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Blaydes vs Almeida stats

Curtis Blaydes stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jailton Almeida made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 12 by submission.

Curtis Blaydes' UFC record stood at 13-4-0, while Jailton Almeida's came in at 6-1-0.

The stats suggested Blaydes had a massive power advantage over Almeida, boasting a 71% knock out percentage over Almeida's 35%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Almeida had a massive advantage over Blaydes, boasting a 60% submission rate over Blaydes' 0%.

Curtis Blaydes was the older man by 1 year, at 33 years old.

Blaydes had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Blaydes was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 8 months later than Almeida, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 50 to Almeida's 35.

Blaydes vs Almeida form

Blaydes 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 lost to Sergei Pavlovich at UFC Fight Night – Pavlovich vs. Blaydes on 22nd April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Tom Aspinall at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Chris Daukaus at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Derrick Lewis at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Almeida had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1opponent and going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he was victorious against Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night – Almeida vs. Lewis on 4th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Previous to that, he had won against Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Before that, he had defeated Anton Turkalj at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

He was victorious against Parker Porter at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jailton Almeida had been fighting more than Curtis Blaydes.

Going to this contest, Curtis Blaydes had last fought 1 year and 1 month ago, while Jailton Almeida's last outing had been 6 months and 18 days ago.

Blaydes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Almeida's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Blaydes vs Almeida?

Curtis Blaydes was a 11/10 (+110) underdog going into the contest, while Jailton Almeida made his way into the ring at 3/4 (-130) with oddsmakers.

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