Tape rankings @ Chimaev vs Holland
Who won Chimaev vs Holland?
Khamzat Chimaev beat Kevin Holland by submission in the 1st round, during the co-main event of UFC 279, on Saturday 10th September 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Chimaev vs Holland division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Chimaev vs Holland stats
Khamzat Chimaev stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Kevin Holland made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Holland had a slight advantage in power over Chimaev, with a 57% knock out percentage over Chimaev's 55%.
Khamzat Chimaev was the younger man by 1 year, at 28 years old.
Holland had a height advantage of 1 inch over Chimaev. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Chimaev was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 3 year and 1 month later than Holland, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 50 less professional rounds, 17 to Holland's 67.
Chimaev vs Holland form
Holland had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Tim Means at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett on 18th June 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Moody Center, Austin, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Alex Oliveira at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Kyle Daukaus at UFC Vegas 38 on 2nd October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Derek Brunson at UFC Vegas 22 on 20th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Chimaev's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 2 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
Holland's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.