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Who won Hermansson vs Shahbazyan?
Jack Hermansson beat Edmen Shahbazyan by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Vegas 27, on Saturday 22nd May 2021 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jack Hermansson.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Hermansson vs Shahbazyan stats
Jack Hermansson stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Edmen Shahbazyan made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Shahbazyan had a large advantage in power over Hermansson, boosting at 82% knock out percentage over Hermansson's 52%.
Jack Hermansson was the older man by 10 years, at 34 years old.
Shahbazyan had a height advantage of 1 inch over Hermansson. Despite this, he had 4-inch reach advantage.
Hermansson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 years and 7 months earlier than Shahbazyan, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 46 more professional rounds, 67 to Shahbazyan's 21.
Hermansson vs Shahbazyan form
Jack Hermansson had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Island 2 on 18th July 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jared Cannonier at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Before that, he had beat Ronaldo Souza at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.
He had won against David Branch at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.
Hermansson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Shahbazyan's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.