Sep 04 2021
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
14-3-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 30-27
  • 30-27
  • 30-27
UD 3
11-2-0

The tape

33
Age
35
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Tape record

Form
14
Wins
11
10
By KO
10
71
KO%
91
0
By SUB
0
0
SUB%
0
3
Loses
2
3
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2012
18
Bouts
13
41
Rounds
25
2 hours, 41 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 25 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

4
UFC
6
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
7

Curtis Blaydes vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik report

Who won Blaydes vs Rozenstruik?

Curtis Blaydes beat Jairzinho Rozenstruik by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 266, on Saturday 25th September 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 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 Rozenstruik stats

Curtis Blaydes stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jairzinho Rozenstruik made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Rozenstruik had an advantage in power over Blaydes, with a 91% knock out percentage over Blaydes' 71%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Blaydes and Rozenstruik would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.

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

Blaydes had 2-inch reach advantage.

Blaydes was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 year later than Rozenstruik, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 48 to Rozenstruik's 32.

Blaydes vs Rozenstruik 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 lost to Derrick Lewis at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before 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.

He had won against 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.

Activity check

Blaydes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Blaydes vs Rozenstruik?

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