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Who won Dober vs Alves?
Drew Dober beat Rafael Alves by during the prelims of UFC 277, on Saturday 30th July 2022 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Drew Dober.
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).
Dober vs Alves stats
Drew Dober stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Rafael Alves made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Dober had a slight advantage in power over Alves, with a 43% knock out percentage over Alves' 35%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Alves had an advantage over Dober, with a 40% submission rate over Dober's 26%.
Drew Dober was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Dober had 2-inch reach advantage.
Dober was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 10 months later than Alves, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 19 more professional rounds, 80 to Alves' 61.
Dober vs Alves form
Drew Dober had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Terrance McKinney at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Brad Riddell at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Alexander Hernandez at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
He had beat Polo Reyes at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Target Center, Minneapolis.
Dober's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Alves' last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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