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Who won Dober vs Riddell?
Brad Riddell beat Drew Dober by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC 263, on Saturday 12th June 2021 at Gila River Arena in Glendale.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Brad Riddell.
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 Riddell stats
Drew Dober stepped into the ring 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.
Brad Riddell made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Riddell had advantage in power over Dober, with a 56% knock out percentage over Dober's 43%.
Drew Dober was the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Dober had a height advantage of 1 inch over Riddell. Despite this, Riddell had 1-inch reach advantage.
Dober was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 23 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 years and 1 month earlier than Riddell, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 51 more professional rounds, 80 to Riddell's 29.
Dober vs Riddell form
Dober had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Polo Reyes at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Target Center, Minneapolis.
Before that, he had been beaten by Beneil Dariush at UFC on ESPN+ 4 on 9th March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at INTRUST Bank Arena, Wichita.
He had won against Frank Camacho at UFC on FOX 27 on 27th January 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Spectrum Center, Charlotte.
Dober's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.