Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Garcia vs Salikhov?
Alex Garcia beat Muslim Salikhov by submission in the 2nd round, during the main card of UFC Fight Night 122, on Saturday 25th November 2017 at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai.
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).
Garcia vs Salikhov stats
Alex Garcia stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Muslim Salikhov made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Salikhov had a massive power advantage over Garcia, boosting at 77% knock out percentage over Garcia's 43%.
Alex Garcia was the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Salikhov had a height advantage of 2 inches over Garcia. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Garcia was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Salikhov, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 44 to Salikhov's 27.
Salikhov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.