Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Dawodu vs Evloev?
Movsar Evloev beat Hakeem Dawodu by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC 263, on Saturday 12th June 2021 at Gila River Arena in Glendale.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Movsar Evloev.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Dawodu vs Evloev stats
Hakeem Dawodu stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Movsar Evloev made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 14 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Dawodu had a massive power advantage over Evloev, boasting at 58% knock out percentage over Evloev's 21%.
Hakeem Dawodu was the older man by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Dawodu had a height advantage of 1 inch over Evloev. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Dawodu was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2014, 9 months earlier than Evloev, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 5 less professional rounds, 33 to Evloev's 38.
Dawodu's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.