Jan 20 2018
Saturday

TD Garden, Boston, United States

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
19-1-0
KO 2
KO 2
15-1-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Light Heavyweight Championship

The tape

45
Age
34
5' 11" / 181 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
72.4" / 184 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

NCSUBUDSDSUB
Form
KOKOSDUDKO
19
Wins
15
8
By KO
11
42
KO%
73
4
By SUB
1
21
SUB%
7
1
Loses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2010
21
Bouts
16
52
Rounds
23
3 hours, 50 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 9 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Daniel Cormier vs Volkan Oezdemir report

Who won Cormier vs Oezdemir?

Daniel Cormier beat Volkan Oezdemir by knockout in the 2nd round during the co-main event of UFC 220, on Saturday 20th January 2018 at TD Garden in Boston.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

This contest was for the UFC Light Heavyweight championship.

Cormier vs Oezdemir stats

Daniel Cormier stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Volkan Oezdemir made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Daniel Cormier's UFC record stood at 11-3-0, while Volkan Oezdemir's came in at 7-6-0.

The stats suggested Oezdemir had a massive power advantage over Cormier, boasting a 73% knock out percentage over Cormier's 42%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Cormier had an advantage over Oezdemir, with a 21% submission rate over Oezdemir's 7%.

Daniel Cormier was the older man by 11 years, at 45 years old.

Oezdemir had a height advantage of 3 inches over Cormier. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Cormier was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 11 months earlier than Oezdemir, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 18 more professional rounds, 66 to Oezdemir's 48.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Volkan Oezdemir had been fighting more than Daniel Cormier.

Going to this contest, Daniel Cormier had last fought 6 years, 10 months and 11 days ago, while Volkan Oezdemir's last outing had been 6 years, 10 months and 11 days ago.

Cormier's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 11 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.

Oezdemir's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 4 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Cormier vs Oezdemir?

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