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Who won Crute vs Oleksiejczuk?
Jimmy Crute beat Micha Oleksiejczuk by submission in the 1st round, during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 26, on Saturday 22nd February 2020 at Spark Arena in Auckland.
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).
Crute vs Oleksiejczuk stats
Jimmy Crute stepped into the ring with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Micha Oleksiejczuk made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Oleksiejczuk had a massive power advantage over Crute, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Crute's 40%.
Jimmy Crute was the younger man by 1 year, at 26 years old.
Crute had a height advantage of 2 inches over Oleksiejczuk. Despite this, Oleksiejczuk had 2-inch reach advantage.
Crute was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 year and 1 month later than Oleksiejczuk, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 27 more professional rounds, 27 to Oleksiejczuk's 0.
Crute's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
Oleksiejczuk's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.