Jul 20 2019
Saturday

AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
17-3-0
UD 5
UD 5
29-11-0

The tape

32
Age
39
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

SDUDKOUDUD
Form
SUBUDUDUDSUB
17
Wins
29
6
By KO
5
35
KO%
17
3
By SUB
10
18
SUB%
34
3
Loses
11
0
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2004
20
Bouts
40
50
Rounds
106
3 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
8 hours, 9 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Leon Edwards vs Rafael dos Anjos report

Who won Edwards vs Anjos?

Leon Edwards beat Rafael dos Anjos by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC on ESPN 4, on Saturday 20th July 2019 at AT&T Center in San Antonio.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Leon Edwards.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Edwards vs Anjos stats

Leon Edwards stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Rafael dos Anjos made his way to the cage with a record of 29 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 10 by submission.

Leon Edwards' UFC record stood at 14-2-0, while Rafael dos Anjos' came in at 21-14-0.

The stats suggested Edwards had an advantage in power over Anjos, with a 35% knock out percentage over Anjos' 17%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Anjos had an advantage over Edwards, with a 34% submission rate over Edwards' 18%.

Leon Edwards was the younger man by 7 years, at 32 years old.

Edwards had a height advantage of 6 inches over Anjos. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Edwards was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 6 years and 8 months later than Anjos, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 62 less professional rounds, 77 to Anjos' 139.

Edwards vs Anjos form

Rafael dos Anjos had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Kevin Lee at UFC on ESPN+ 10 on 18th May 2019 by submission in the 4th round at Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Kamaru Usman at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale on 30th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Pearl at the Palms, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Colby Covington at UFC 225 on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at United Center, Chicago.

Before that, he had beaten Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 26 on 16th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Canada.

He had defeated Neil Magny at UFC 215 on 9th September 2017 by submission in the 1st round at Rogers Place, Edmonton.

Activity check

Edwards' last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.

Anjos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.

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