Sep 19 2020
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
Gerald Meerschaert
Meerschaert
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8-0-0
KO 1
KO 1
31-13-0

The tape

30
Age
36
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
77.6" / 197 cm

Tape record

KOSUBSUBKOKO
Form
KOSUBSDSUBSD
8
Wins
31
5
By KO
6
63
KO%
19
3
By SUB
23
38
SUB%
74
0
Loses
13
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
8
0
Draws
0
2018
Debut
2007
8
Bouts
44
11
Rounds
76
31 minutes, 12 seconds
Fight Time
4 hours, 15 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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Khamzat Chimaev vs Gerald Meerschaert report

Who won Chimaev vs Meerschaert?

Khamzat Chimaev beat Gerald Meerschaert by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of UFC Vegas 11, on Saturday 19th September 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Chimaev vs Meerschaert stats

Khamzat Chimaev stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Gerald Meerschaert made his way to the cage with a record of 31 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 23 by submission.

Khamzat Chimaev's UFC record stood at 7-0-0, while Gerald Meerschaert's came in at 11-9-0.

The stats suggested Chimaev had a massive power advantage over Meerschaert, boasting a 63% knock out percentage over Meerschaert's 19%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Meerschaert had a massive advantage over Chimaev, boasting a 74% submission rate over Chimaev's 38%.

Khamzat Chimaev was the younger man by 6 years, at 30 years old.

Chimaev had a height advantage of 1 inch over Meerschaert. Despite this, Meerschaert had a 3-inch reach advantage.

Chimaev was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 36 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 11 years and 4 months later than Meerschaert, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 75 less professional rounds, 20 to Meerschaert's 95.

Activity check

Meerschaert's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Chimaev vs Meerschaert?

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