Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Elkins vs Swanson?
Cub Swanson beat Darren Elkins by during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 18th December 2021.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Cub Swanson.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Elkins vs Swanson stats
Darren Elkins stepped into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Cub Swanson made his way to the cage with a record of 27 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Swanson had a slight advantage in power over Elkins, with a 44% knock out percentage over Elkins' 35%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Elkins had a slight advantage over Swanson, with a 19% submission rate over Swanson's 15%.
Darren Elkins was the younger man by 1 year, at 38 years old.
Elkins had a height advantage of 2 inches over Swanson. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Elkins was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 year and 5 months later than Swanson, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 11 less professional rounds, 82 to Swanson's 93.
Elkins' last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Swanson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
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