Who won Cutelaba vs Jacoby?
Ion Cutelaba drew with Dustin Jacoby by split draw in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Vegas 25, on Saturday 1st May 2021 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as , meaning it was a split draw.
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).
Cutelaba vs Jacoby stats
Ion Cutelaba stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Dustin Jacoby made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Cutelaba had advantage in power over Jacoby, with a 80% knock out percentage over Jacoby's 64%.
Ion Cutelaba was the younger man by 6 years, at 27 years old.
Jacoby had a height advantage of 2 inches over Cutelaba. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Cutelaba was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 4 months later than Jacoby, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 30 to Jacoby's 36.
Cutelaba vs Jacoby form
Ion Cutelaba had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Magomed Ankalaev on 24th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Magomed Ankalaev on 29th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Chartway Arena, Norfolk, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Khalil Rountree on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Before that, he had lost to Glover Teixeira on 27th April 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.
He had beat Luis Henrique da Silva on 10th June 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Cutelaba's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.2 rounds on average.