Devin Clark
Clark
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May 06 2023
Saturday

Prudential Center, Newark, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
14-7-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
11-3-0

The tape

34
Age
31
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 5" / 196 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
83.1" / 211 cm

Tape record

UDKOKOUDSUB
Form
KOKOSDKOKO
14
Wins
11
4
By KO
8
29
KO%
73
1
By SUB
0
7
SUB%
0
7
Loses
3
3
Stopped
1
3
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2016
21
Bouts
14
49
Rounds
32
3 hours, 48 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 12 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Tapology
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Devin Clark vs Kennedy Nzechukwu report

Who won Clark vs Nzechukwu?

Kennedy Nzechukwu beat Devin Clark by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC 288, on Saturday 6th May 2023 at Prudential Center in Newark.

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).

Clark vs Nzechukwu stats

Devin Clark stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Kennedy Nzechukwu made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out.

Devin Clark's UFC record stood at 8-9-0, while Kennedy Nzechukwu's came in at 6-5-0.

The stats suggested Nzechukwu had a massive power advantage over Clark, boasting a 73% knock out percentage over Clark's 29%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Clark had a slight advantage over Nzechukwu, with a 7% submission rate over Nzechukwu's 0%.

Devin Clark was the older man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

Nzechukwu had a height advantage of 5 inches over Clark. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Clark was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 3 months earlier than Nzechukwu, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 54 to Nzechukwu's 38.

Clark vs Nzechukwu form

Clark had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Da Un Jung at UFC Fight Night on 4th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Azamat Murzakanov at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz on 13th August 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Pechanga Arena, San Diego.

Going into that contest, he had beaten William Knight at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Ion Cutelaba at UFC Vegas 37 on 18th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been defeated by Anthony Smith at UFC Vegas 15 on 28th November 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Kennedy Nzechukwu had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Ion Cutelaba at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Karl Roberson at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Nick Negumereanu at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Da Un Jung at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Danilo Marques at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kennedy Nzechukwu had been fighting more than Devin Clark.

Going to this contest, Devin Clark had last fought 1 year, 3 months and 21 days ago, while Kennedy Nzechukwu's last outing had been 1 year, 6 months and 6 days ago.

Clark's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Nzechukwu's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Clark vs Nzechukwu?

Devin Clark was a 3/2 (+150) underdog going into the contest, while Kennedy Nzechukwu made his way into the ring at 27/50 (-190) with oddsmakers.

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