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Who won Dumas vs Azaitar?
Sedriques Dumas beat Abu Azaitar by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 294, on Saturday 21st October 2023 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sedriques Dumas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Dumas vs Azaitar stats
Sedriques Dumas stepped into the octagon with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Abu Azaitar made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested that Dumas and Azaitar have similar power, both with a 50% knock out percentage.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Dumas had an advantage over Azaitar, with a 25% submission rate over Azaitar's 7%.
Sedriques Dumas was the younger man by 9 years, at 28 years old.
Dumas had a height advantage of 3 inches over Azaitar.
Dumas was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2020, 11 year and 2 months later than Azaitar, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 20 less professional rounds, 19 to Azaitar's 39.
Dumas' last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Dumas vs Azaitar?
Sedriques Dumas was a 11/25 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while Abu Azaitar made his way into the ring at 187/100 (+190) with oddsmakers.