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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 49 more professional rounds, 70 to Shahbazyan's 21.
Hermansson vs Shahbazyan form
Hermansson had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jared Cannonier at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Previous to that, he had defeated 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat David Branch at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.
Before that, he had been beaten by Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night 119 on 28th October 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He had won against Alex Nicholson at UFC Fight Night 109 on 28th May 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden.
Hermansson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Shahbazyan's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.