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Who won Gane vs Spivac?
Ciryl Gane beat Sergey Spivac by during the main event of UFC Fight Night Paris – Gane vs. Spivac, on Saturday 2nd September 2023 at Accor Arena in Paris.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ciryl Gane.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Gane vs Spivac stats
Ciryl Gane stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Sergey Spivac made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Gane had a slight advantage in power over Spivac, with a 45% knock out percentage over Spivac's 44%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Spivac had an advantage over Gane, with a 44% submission rate over Gane's 27%.
Ciryl Gane was the older man by 5 years, at 33 years old.
Gane had a height advantage of 1 inch over Spivac. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Gane was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 3 year and 10 months later than Spivac, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 37 to Spivac's 31.
Gane vs Spivac form
Gane had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jon Jones at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by in the 1st round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Tai Tuivasa at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Francis NGannou at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.
Before that, he had beat Derrick Lewis at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston.
He had won against Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Spivac had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night on 4th February 2023 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Augusto Sakai at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Greg Hardy at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Tom Aspinall at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Aleksei Oleinik at UFC Vegas 29 on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ciryl Gane had been fighting more than Sergey Spivac.
Going to this contest, Ciryl Gane had last fought 6 months and 22 days ago, while Sergey Spivac's last outing had been 7 months and 22 days ago.
Gane's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 3 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Spivac's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Gane vs Spivac?
Ciryl Gane was a 8/15 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Sergey Spivac made his way into the ring at 6/4 (+160) with oddsmakers.