Jai Herbert
Herbert
Jul 22 2023
Saturday

O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Fares Ziam
Ziam
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12-4-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 28-29
  • 28-29
  • 27-30
UD 3
13-4-0

The tape

35
Age
27
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
77.2" / 196 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

MDUDKOKOSUB
Form
UDSUBMDUDUD
12
Wins
13
9
By KO
5
75
KO%
38
1
By SUB
4
8
SUB%
31
4
Loses
4
3
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
3
1
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2014
17
Bouts
17
34
Rounds
33
2 hours, 11 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 16 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Jai Herbert vs Fares Ziam report

Who won Herbert vs Ziam?

Fares Ziam beat Jai Herbert by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night London – Aspinall vs. Tybura, on Saturday 22nd July 2023 at O2 Arena in London.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 30-27 in favor of the winner Fares Ziam.

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 Ziam stats

Jai Herbert stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Fares Ziam made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Jai Herbert's UFC record stood at 2-4-1, while Fares Ziam's came in at 5-2-0.

The stats suggested Herbert had a massive power advantage over Ziam, boasting a 75% knock out percentage over Ziam's 38%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Ziam had a large advantage over Herbert, boasting a 31% submission rate over Herbert's 8%.

Jai Herbert was the older man by 8 years, at 35 years old.

Herbert had 2-inch reach advantage.

Herbert was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 months later than Ziam, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 37 to Ziam's 39.

Herbert vs Ziam 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 lost to Renato Moicano at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten 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 defeated 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 was victorious against Steve O Keefe at Cage Warriors 102 on 2nd March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at o2 Indigo, London.

Activity check

Herbert's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.

Ziam's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Herbert vs Ziam?

Jai Herbert was a 3/2 (+150) underdog going into the contest, while Fares Ziam made his way into the ring at 11/20 (-180) with oddsmakers.

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