Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Brahimaj vs Palatnikov?
Ramiz Brahimaj beat Sasha Palatnikov by submission in the 1st round, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 34, on Saturday 21st August 2021 at UFC APEX in Enterprise.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Brahimaj vs Palatnikov stats
Ramiz Brahimaj stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws and 8 by submission.
Sasha Palatnikov made his way to the ring with a record of 6 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Palatnikov had a massive power advantage over Brahimaj, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Brahimaj's 0%.
Ramiz Brahimaj was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Palatnikov had a height advantage of 3 inches over Brahimaj. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Brahimaj was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 years and 5 months earlier than Palatnikov, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 19 to Palatnikov's 22.