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Who won Blaydes vs Daukaus?
Curtis Blaydes beat Chris Daukaus by , during the main event of UFC Fight Night Columbus, on Saturday 26th March 2022 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.
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 Daukaus stats
Curtis Blaydes stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Chris Daukaus made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Daukaus had a large advantage in power over Blaydes, boosting at 92% knock out percentage over Blaydes' 67%.
Curtis Blaydes was the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Blaydes had a height advantage of 1 inch over Daukaus. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Blaydes was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 7 months later than Daukaus, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 22 more professional rounds, 47 to Daukaus' 25.
Blaydes vs Daukaus form
Blaydes had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this 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, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at PNC Arena, Raleigh.
He had won against Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Blaydes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Daukaus' last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.