Aug 05 2023
Saturday

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
18-6-0
KO 1
KO 1
12-3-0

The tape

35
Age
31
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 5" / 196 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
83.1" / 211 cm

Tape record

SDKOUDUDKO
Form
SUBKOKOSDKO
18
Wins
12
11
By KO
8
61
KO%
67
1
By SUB
1
6
SUB%
8
6
Loses
3
1
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
1
1
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2016
25
Bouts
15
50
Rounds
34
3 hours, 28 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 19 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

15
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
-

Dustin Jacoby vs Kennedy Nzechukwu report

Who won Jacoby vs Nzechukwu?

Dustin Jacoby beat Kennedy Nzechukwu by during the main card of UFC Fight Night – Sandhagen vs. Font, on Saturday 5th August 2023 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Dustin Jacoby.

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).

Jacoby vs Nzechukwu stats

Dustin Jacoby stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Kennedy Nzechukwu made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggested Nzechukwu had a slight advantage in power over Jacoby, with a 67% knock out percentage over Jacoby's 61%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nzechukwu had a slight advantage over Jacoby, with a 8% submission rate over Jacoby's 6%.

Dustin Jacoby was the older man by 4 years, at 35 years old.

Nzechukwu had a height advantage of 2 inches over Jacoby. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Jacoby was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 11 months earlier than Nzechukwu, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 22 more professional rounds, 57 to Nzechukwu's 35.

Jacoby vs Nzechukwu form

Jacoby 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 Azamat Murzakanov at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen on 15th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Center, Kansas City, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Khalil Rountree at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Da Un Jung at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York.

Before that, he had beat Michal Oleksiejczuk at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had defeated John Allan at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Nzechukwu had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Devin Clark at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Ion Cutelaba at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Karl Roberson at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Nick Negumereanu at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Da Un Jung at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kennedy Nzechukwu had been fighting more than Dustin Jacoby.

Going to this contest, Dustin Jacoby had last fought 10 months and 11 days ago, while Kennedy Nzechukwu's last outing had been 9 months and 20 days ago.

Jacoby's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Nzechukwu's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Jacoby vs Nzechukwu?

Dustin Jacoby was a 13/10 (+130) underdog going into the contest, while Kennedy Nzechukwu made his way into the ring at 31/50 (-160) with oddsmakers.

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