Who won Cirkunov vs Crute?
Misha Cirkunov beat Jimmy Crute by submission in the 1st round, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 16, on Saturday 14th September 2019 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Cirkunov vs Crute stats
Misha Cirkunov stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Jimmy Crute made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Crute had a slight advantage in power over Cirkunov, with a 42% knock out percentage over Cirkunov's 33%.
Misha Cirkunov was the older man by 9 years, at 34 years old.
Cirkunov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Crute. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Cirkunov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 years earlier than Crute, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 4 more professional rounds, 29 to Crute's 25.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jimmy Crute had been fighting more than Misha Cirkunov.
Going to this contest, Misha Cirkunov had last fought 3 years, 5 months and 28 days ago, while Jimmy Crute's last outing had been 2 years, 4 months and 4 days ago.
Cirkunov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
Crute's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.