Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Cummings vs Herman?
Zak Cummings beat Ed Herman by during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen, on Saturday 15th April 2023 at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Zak Cummings.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Cummings vs Herman stats
Zak Cummings stepped into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.
Ed Herman made his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 15 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 14 by submission.
The stats suggested Herman had a slight advantage in power over Cummings, with a 27% knock out percentage over Cummings' 21%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Herman had a slight advantage over Cummings, with a 54% submission rate over Cummings' 50%.
Zak Cummings was the younger man by 4 years, at 39 years old.
Herman had a height advantage of 1 inch over Cummings. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Cummings was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2007, 4 year and 6 months later than Herman, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 19 less professional rounds, 70 to Herman's 89.
Herman's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 10 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 Cummings vs Herman?
Zak Cummings was a 23/50 (-220) favourite going into the contest, while Ed Herman made his way into the ring at 7/4 (+180) with oddsmakers.