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Who won Covington vs Maia?
Colby Covington beat Demian Maia by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 119, on Saturday 28th October 2017 at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Colby Covington.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Covington vs Maia stats
Colby Covington stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Demian Maia made his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 12 by submission.
The stats suggested Covington had an advantage in power over Maia, with a 25% knock out percentage over Maia's 12%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Maia had an advantage over Covington, with a 48% submission rate over Covington's 33%.
Colby Covington was the younger man by 11 years, at 35 years old.
Maia had a height advantage of 2 inches over Covington. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Covington was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 10 year and 4 months later than Maia, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 30 less professional rounds, 63 to Maia's 93.
Maia's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
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