Jul 23 2022
Saturday

The O2, London, United Kingdom

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
16-3-0
KO 1
KO 1
12-2-0

The tape

33
Age
31
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 5" / 196 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Tape record

KOUDKOUDKO
Form
SUBKOSUBKOKO
16
Wins
12
11
By KO
9
69
KO%
75
0
By SUB
3
0
SUB%
25
3
Loses
2
3
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2014
20
Bouts
14
46
Rounds
17
3 hours, 1 minutes
Fight Time
38 minutes, 7 seconds

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

4
UFC
6
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
3

Curtis Blaydes vs Tom Aspinall report

Who won Blaydes vs Aspinall?

Curtis Blaydes beat Tom Aspinall by knockout in the 1st round during the main event of UFC Fight Night London, on Saturday 23rd July 2022 at The O2 in London.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Blaydes vs Aspinall stats

Curtis Blaydes stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 3 losses 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 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

Curtis Blaydes' UFC record stood at 13-4-0, while Tom Aspinall's came in at 7-1-0.

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, boasting a 25% submission rate over Blaydes' 0%.

Curtis Blaydes was the older man by 2 years, at 33 years old.

Aspinall had a height advantage of 1 inch over Blaydes. Despite this, he had a 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, 50 to Aspinall's 20.

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 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.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had lost to Derrick Lewis at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He was victorious against Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Aspinall had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3opponents and going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against 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 beaten 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 was victorious 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 won against Mickael Ben Hamouda at Cage Warriors 107 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Exhibition Centre, Liverpool, England.

Activity check

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, 11 months and 16 days ago, while Tom Aspinall's last outing had been 2 years, 3 months and 20 days ago.

Blaydes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Aspinall's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 15 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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