Oct 15 2022
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
Alonzo Menifield
Menifield
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15-7-0
KO 1
KO 1
12-3-0

The tape

37
Age
36
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
77.2" / 196 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

SDKOSUBKOSUB
Form
KOUDUDSUBKO
15
Wins
12
5
By KO
9
33
KO%
75
8
By SUB
2
53
SUB%
17
7
Loses
3
4
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2015
22
Bouts
15
32
Rounds
24
1 hours, 43 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 30 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Misha Cirkunov vs Alonzo Menifield report

Who won Cirkunov vs Menifield?

Alonzo Menifield beat Misha Cirkunov by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 15th October 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

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 Menifield stats

Misha Cirkunov stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Alonzo Menifield made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Alonzo Menifield marked his 13th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2019.

Misha Cirkunov's UFC record stood at 6-7-0, while Alonzo Menifield's came in at 8-4-1.

The stats suggested Menifield had a massive power advantage over Cirkunov, boasting a 75% knock out percentage over Cirkunov's 33%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Cirkunov had a massive advantage over Menifield, boasting a 53% submission rate over Menifield's 17%.

Misha Cirkunov was the older man by 1 year, at 37 years old.

Cirkunov had a height advantage of 3 inches over Menifield. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Cirkunov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 9 months earlier than Menifield, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 35 to Menifield's 34.

Cirkunov vs Menifield form

Menifield had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Askar Mozharov at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik on 4th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to William Knight at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Ed Herman at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.

Before that, he had defeated Fabio Cherant at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Ovince St. Preux at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Cirkunov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 4 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.

Menifield's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Cirkunov vs Menifield?

Misha Cirkunov was a 33/20 (+170) underdog going into the contest, while Alonzo Menifield made his way into the ring at 1/2 (-200) with oddsmakers.

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