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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 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Jimmy Crute made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 10 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Crute had a slight advantage in power over Cirkunov, with a 40% knock out percentage over Cirkunov's 36%.
Misha Cirkunov was the older man by 9 years, at 35 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 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 years earlier than Crute, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 32 to Crute's 27.
Cirkunov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
Crute's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.