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Drew Dober vs Matt Frevola report
Who won Dober vs Frevola?
Matt Frevola beat Drew Dober by during the prelims of UFC 288, on Saturday 6th May 2023 at Prudential Center in Newark.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Matt Frevola.
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 Frevola stats
Drew Dober stepped into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Matt Frevola made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Dober had an advantage in power over Frevola, with a 50% knock out percentage over Frevola's 30%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Frevola had a slight advantage over Dober, with a 30% submission rate over Dober's 23%.
Drew Dober was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Frevola had a height advantage of 1 inch over Dober. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Dober was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 23 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 years and 3 months earlier than Frevola, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 55 more professional rounds, 83 to Frevola's 28.
Dober vs Frevola form
Drew Dober had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Rafael Alves at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Going into that contest, he had beat Terrance McKinney at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before 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.
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.
Dober's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Frevola's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Dober vs Frevola?
Drew Dober was a 11/25 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while Matt Frevola made his way into the ring at 37/20 (+190) with oddsmakers.
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