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Curtis Blaydes vs Tom Aspinall report
Who won Blaydes vs Aspinall?
Curtis Blaydes beat Tom Aspinall by during the main event of UFC Fight Night London, on Saturday 23rd July 2022 at The O2 in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Curtis Blaydes.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Blaydes vs Aspinall stats
Curtis Blaydes stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tom Aspinall made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Aspinall had a slight advantage in power over Blaydes, with a 75% knock out percentage over Blaydes' 69%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Aspinall had a large advantage over Blaydes, boosting at 25% submission rate over Blaydes' 0%.
Curtis Blaydes was the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Aspinall had a height advantage of 1 inch over Blaydes. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Blaydes was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 6 months earlier than Aspinall, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 30 more professional rounds, 48 to Aspinall's 18.
Blaydes vs Aspinall form
Blaydes 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 defeated Chris Daukaus at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at PNC Arena, Raleigh.
Aspinall had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Sergey Spivac at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Andrei Arlovski at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Alan Baudot at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had defeated Mickael Ben Hamouda at Cage Warriors 107 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Exhibition Centre, Liverpool, England.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Curtis Blaydes had been fighting more than Tom Aspinall.
Going to this contest, Curtis Blaydes had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 9 days ago, while Tom Aspinall's last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 16 days ago.
Blaydes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Aspinall's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.2 rounds on average.
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