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Who won Diakiese vs Hadzovic?
Marc Diakiese beat Damir Had ovi by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Fight Night London, on Saturday 23rd July 2022 at The O2 in London.
The scorecards were announced as 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 Hadzovic stats
Marc Diakiese stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Damir Had ovi made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested ovi had advantage in power over Diakiese, with a 54% knock out percentage over Diakiese's 40%.
Marc Diakiese was the younger man by 7 years, at 29 years old.
Diakiese had a height advantage of 1 inch over ovi. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Diakiese was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 year and 10 months later than ovi, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 48 to ovi's 47.
Diakiese vs Hadzovic form
Marc Diakiese had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Slava Borshchev at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Rafael Alves at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to 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.
Before that, he had been beaten by Nasrat Haqparast at UFC Fight Night 134 on 22nd July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany.
He had lost to Dan Hooker at UFC 219 on 30th December 2017 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Diakiese's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
ovi's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 4 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.