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Leon Edwards vs Peter Sobotta report
Who won Edwards vs Sobotta?
Leon Edwards beat Peter Sobotta by during the main card of UFC Fight Night 127, on Saturday 17th March 2018 at 02 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Leon Edwards.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Edwards vs Sobotta stats
Leon Edwards stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Peter Sobotta made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggested Edwards had a slight advantage in power over Sobotta, with a 36% knock out percentage over Sobotta's 29%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sobotta had a massive advantage over Edwards, boosting at 59% submission rate over Edwards' 21%.
Leon Edwards was the younger man by 5 years, at 31 years old.
Edwards had a height advantage of 2 inches over Sobotta. Despite this, Sobotta had 1-inch reach advantage.
Edwards was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 6 year and 7 months later than Sobotta, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 27 more professional rounds, 72 to Sobotta's 45.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Peter Sobotta had been fighting more than Leon Edwards.
Going to this contest, Leon Edwards had last fought 5 years, 6 months and 21 days ago, while Peter Sobotta's last outing had been 5 years, 9 months and 23 days ago.
What were the odds on Edwards vs Sobotta?
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