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Who won Cannonier vs Hermansson?
Jared Cannonier beat Jack Hermansson by , during the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 18, on Saturday 28th September 2019 at Royal Arena in Copenhagen.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jared Cannonier.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Cannonier vs Hermansson stats
Jared Cannonier stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Jack Hermansson made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Cannonier had advantage in power over Hermansson, with a 67% knock out percentage over Hermansson's 55%.
Jared Cannonier was the older man by 4 years, at 37 years old.
Hermansson had a height advantage of 2 inches over Cannonier. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Cannonier was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 11 months later than Hermansson, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 19 less professional rounds, 40 to Hermansson's 59.
Cannonier vs Hermansson form
Jared Cannonier had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Robert Whittaker at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had won against Jack Hermansson at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Going into that contest, he had beat Anderson Silva at UFC 237 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Before that, he had defeated David Branch at UFC 230 on 3rd November 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
He had been beaten by Dominick Reyes at UFC Fight Night 129 on 19th May 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.
Jack Hermansson had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Island 2 on 18th July 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Jared Cannonier at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Before that, he had defeated Ronaldo Souza at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.
He had beat David Branch at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jack Hermansson had been fighting more than Jared Cannonier.
Going to this contest, Jared Cannonier had last fought 10 months and 24 days ago, while Jack Hermansson's last outing had been 9 months and 12 days ago.
Cannonier's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Hermansson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.