Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Herbert vs Klein?
Jai Herbert drew with udov t Klein by majority draw in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 286, on Saturday 18th March 2023 at o2 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as , meaning it was a majority draw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Herbert vs Klein stats
Jai Herbert stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
udov t Klein made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Herbert had a massive power advantage over Klein, boasting at 75% knock out percentage over Klein's 42%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Klein had a massive advantage over Herbert, boosting at 42% submission rate over Herbert's 8%.
Jai Herbert was the older man by 7 years, at 35 years old.
Herbert had a height advantage of 6 inches over Klein. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Herbert was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 months later than Klein, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 12 less professional rounds, 37 to Klein's 49.
Herbert vs Klein form
Herbert had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with udov t Klein at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority draw in their 3 round contest at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Kyle Nelson at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Ilia Topuria at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at 02 Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Khama Worthy at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
He had lost to Renato Moicano at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Herbert's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Klein's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Herbert vs Klein?
Jai Herbert was a 17/10 (+170) underdog going into the contest, while udov t Klein made his way into the ring at 57/100 (-180) with oddsmakers.