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Curtis Blaydes vs Mark Hunt report
Who won Blaydes vs Hunt?
Curtis Blaydes beat Mark Hunt by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC 221, on Saturday 10th February 2018 at Perth Arena in Perth.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Curtis Blaydes.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Blaydes vs Hunt stats
Curtis Blaydes stepped into the octagon with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mark Hunt made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 11 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Blaydes had an advantage in power over Hunt, with a 88% knock out percentage over Hunt's 77%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Blaydes and Hunt would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Curtis Blaydes was the younger man by 17 years, at 32 years old.
Blaydes had a height advantage of 6 inches over Hunt. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.
Blaydes was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 9 year and 11 months later than Hunt, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 47 to Hunt's 64.
Blaydes vs Hunt 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 Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at PNC Arena, Raleigh, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had beat Justin Willis at UFC on ESPN+ 6 on 23rd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, United States.
Before that, he had been beaten by Francis NGannou at UFC Fight Night 141 on 24th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Cadillac Arena, Beijing, China.
He had won against Mark Hunt at UFC 221 on 10th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Perth Arena, Perth, Australia.
Blaydes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Hunt's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.
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