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Who won Herbert vs Nelson?
Jai Herbert beat Kyle Nelson by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night London, on Saturday 23rd July 2022 at The O2 in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jai Herbert.
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 Nelson stats
Jai Herbert stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Kyle Nelson made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Nelson had a massive power advantage over Herbert, boosting at 38% knock out percentage over Herbert's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nelson had a massive advantage over Herbert, boosting at 31% submission rate over Herbert's 0%.
Jai Herbert was the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Herbert had a height advantage of 2 inches over Nelson. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Herbert was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year later than Nelson, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 12 less professional rounds, 37 to Nelson's 49.
Herbert vs Nelson form
Herbert had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before 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 defeated 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.
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