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Who won Diakiese vs Borshchev?
Marc Diakiese beat Slava Borshchev by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night Columbus, on Saturday 26th March 2022 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.
The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 in favor of winner Marc Diakiese.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Diakiese vs Borshchev stats
Marc Diakiese stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Slava Borshchev made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Diakiese had a massive power advantage over Borshchev, boasting at 43% knock out percentage over Borshchev's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Diakiese had a slight advantage over Borshchev, with a 7% submission rate over Borshchev's 0%.
Marc Diakiese was the younger man by 2 years, at 29 years old.
Borshchev had a height advantage of 1 inch over Diakiese. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Diakiese was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 years and 8 months earlier than Borshchev, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 32 more professional rounds, 51 to Borshchev's 19.
Diakiese vs Borshchev form
Diakiese had lost to all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Rafael Alves at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Rafael Fiziev at UFC Fight Island 2 on 18th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Nasrat Haqparast at UFC Fight Night 134 on 22nd July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany.
Before that, he had been beaten by Dan Hooker at UFC 219 on 30th December 2017 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
He had lost to Drakkar Klose at The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale on 7th July 2017 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Diakiese's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Borshchev's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
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