Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Herbert vs Topuria?
Ilia Topuria beat Jai Herbert by , during the main card of UFC Fight Night London, on Saturday 19th March 2022 at 02 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ilia Topuria.
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 Topuria stats
Jai Herbert stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Ilia Topuria made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 11 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Herbert had a massive power advantage over Topuria, boasting at 82% knock out percentage over Topuria's 27%.
Jai Herbert was the older man by 9 years, at 34 years old.
Herbert had a height advantage of 6 inches over Topuria. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.
Herbert was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 7 days earlier than Topuria, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 31 to Topuria's 16.
Herbert vs Topuria form
Jai Herbert had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Khama Worthy at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Renato Moicano at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Cain Carrizosa at Cage Warriors 109 on 26th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their Cage Warriors Lightweight championship fight at Resorts World Arena, Birmingham, England.
Before that, he had beat Jack Grant at Cage Warriors 106 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Cage Warriors Lightweight championship fight at Eventim Apollo, London.
He had defeated Steve O Keefe at Cage Warriors 102 on 2nd March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at o2 Indigo, London.
Herbert's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
Topuria's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.