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Who won Herman vs Menifield?
Alonzo Menifield beat Ed Herman by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC 265, on Saturday 7th August 2021 at Toyota Center in Houston.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alonzo Menifield.
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).
Herman vs Menifield stats
Ed Herman stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 14 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 14 by submission.
Alonzo Menifield made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Menifield had a massive power advantage over Herman, boosting at 89% knock out percentage over Herman's 27%.
Ed Herman was the older man by 7 years, at 41 years old.
Herman had a height advantage of 1 inch over Menifield. Despite this, Menifield had 1-inch reach advantage.
Herman was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 29 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 12 years and 6 months earlier than Menifield, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 69 more professional rounds, 89 to Menifield's 20.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Alonzo Menifield had been fighting more than Ed Herman.
Going to this contest, Ed Herman had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 9 days ago, while Alonzo Menifield's last outing had been 6 months and 24 days ago.
Herman's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Menifield's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.