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Who won Dillashaw vs Garbrandt?
T. J. Dillashaw beat Cody Garbrandt by , during the main event of UFC 227, on Saturday 4th August 2018 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner T. J. Dillashaw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This contest was for the UFC bantamweight championship.
Dillashaw vs Garbrandt stats
T. J. Dillashaw stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Cody Garbrandt made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Garbrandt had a massive power advantage over Dillashaw, boosting at 82% knock out percentage over Dillashaw's 47%.
T. J. Dillashaw was the older man by 5 years, at 35 years old.
Garbrandt had a height advantage of 2 inches over Dillashaw. Despite this, he had 3-inch reach advantage.
Dillashaw was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Garbrandt, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 30 more professional rounds, 56 to Garbrandt's 26.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Cody Garbrandt had been fighting more than T. J. Dillashaw.
Going to this contest, T. J. Dillashaw had last fought 2 years, 7 months and 29 days ago, while Cody Garbrandt's last outing had been 1 year, 3 months and 11 days ago.
Dillashaw's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Garbrandt's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.