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Who won Hermansson vs Strickland?
Sean Strickland beat Jack Hermansson by split decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 5th February 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 46-49, 46-49, 48-47 in favor of winner Sean Strickland.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Hermansson vs Strickland stats
Jack Hermansson stepped into the octagon 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.
Sean Strickland made his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Hermansson had a slight advantage in power over Strickland, with a 52% knock out percentage over Strickland's 42%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hermansson had an advantage over Strickland, with a 29% submission rate over Strickland's 17%.
Jack Hermansson was the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Hermansson had 2-inch reach advantage.
Hermansson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 3 months later than Strickland, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 12 less professional rounds, 72 to Strickland's 84.
Hermansson vs Strickland form
Jack Hermansson had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Edmen Shahbazyan at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
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.
Sean Strickland had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest in the United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jared Cannonier at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Alex Pereira at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Jack Hermansson at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Uriah Hall at UFC Vegas 33 on 31st July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Sean Strickland had been fighting more than Jack Hermansson.
Going to this contest, Jack Hermansson had last fought 2 years and 4 months ago, while Sean Strickland's last outing had been 8 months and 8 days ago.
Hermansson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Strickland's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
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