Dec 12 2020
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Junior dos Santos
Santos
Brazil flag
6-0-0
KO 2
KO 2
21-8-0

The tape

34
Age
40
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
83.1" / 211 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Tape record

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Form
KOKOKOKOKO
6
Wins
21
2
By KO
15
33
KO%
71
3
By SUB
1
50
SUB%
5
0
Loses
8
0
Stopped
6
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2018
Debut
2006
6
Bouts
29
11
Rounds
63
50 minutes, 3 seconds
Fight Time
4 hours, 21 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Ciryl Gane vs Junior dos Santos report

Who won Gane vs Santos?

Ciryl Gane beat Junior dos Santos by knockout in the 2nd round during the main card of UFC 256, on Saturday 12th December 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Gane vs Santos stats

Ciryl Gane stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 6 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Junior dos Santos made his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Ciryl Gane's UFC record stood at 9-2-0, while Junior dos Santos' came in at 15-8-0.

The stats suggested Santos had a massive power advantage over Gane, boasting a 71% knock out percentage over Gane's 33%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Gane had a massive advantage over Santos, boasting a 50% submission rate over Santos' 5%.

Ciryl Gane was the younger man by 6 years, at 34 years old.

Gane had a 6-inch reach advantage.

Gane was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 12 years later than Santos, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 28 less professional rounds, 37 to Santos' 65.

Gane vs Santos form

Junior dos Santos had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 252 on 15th August 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Curtis Blaydes at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at PNC Arena, Raleigh.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Francis NGannou at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Target Center, Minneapolis.

Before that, he had won against Derrick Lewis at UFC on ESPN+ 4 on 9th March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at INTRUST Bank Arena, Wichita.

He had beaten Tai Tuivasa at UFC Fight Night 142 on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Adelaide Entertainment Center, Adelaide, South Australia.

Activity check

Santos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Gane vs Santos?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any historical odds for Gane vs Santos.

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