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Who won Harris vs Oleinik?
Walt Harris beat Aleksei Oleinik by , during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN 4, on Saturday 20th July 2019 at AT&T Center in San Antonio.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Walt Harris.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Harris vs Oleinik stats
Walt Harris stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Aleksei Oleinik made his way to the ring with a record of 57 wins, 12 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 45 by submission.
The stats suggested Harris had a massive power advantage over Oleinik, boasting at 100% knock out percentage over Oleinik's 14%.
Walt Harris was the younger man by 6 years, at 38 years old.
Harris had a height advantage of 3 inches over Oleinik. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Harris was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 51 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 14 year and 4 months later than Oleinik, whose first professional fight was in 1996. He had fought 69 less professional rounds, 36 to Oleinik's 105.
Harris vs Oleinik form
Walt Harris had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Alexander Volkov at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alistair Overeem at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Aleksei Oleinik at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
Before that, he had won against Sergey Spivak at UFC on ESPN+ 9 on 4th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Canada.
He had beat Daniel Spitz at UFC Fight Night 131 on 1st June 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Adirondack Bank Center, Utica, United States.
Aleksei Oleinik had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Chris Daukaus at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Derrick Lewis at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Maurice Greene at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Walt Harris at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
He had lost to Alistair Overeem at UFC on ESPN+ 7 on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Yubileyny Sports Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Aleksei Oleinik had been fighting more than Walt Harris.
Going to this contest, Walt Harris had last fought 10 months and 24 days ago, while Aleksei Oleinik's last outing had been 6 months and 28 days ago.
Harris' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
Oleinik's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.