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Who won Jacoby vs Rountree?
Khalil Rountree beat Dustin Jacoby by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen, on Saturday 29th October 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 28-29, 29-28, 28-29 in favor of winner Khalil Rountree.
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 Rountree stats
Dustin Jacoby stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Khalil Rountree made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Rountree 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 Jacoby had a slight advantage over Rountree, with a 6% submission rate over Rountree's 0%.
Dustin Jacoby was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Jacoby had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rountree. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Jacoby was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 years and 6 months earlier than Rountree, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 50 to Rountree's 33.
Jacoby vs Rountree form
Jacoby had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight leading up to this 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Michal Oleksiejczuk at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat John Allan at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Before that, he had defeated Darren Stewart at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
He had drawn with Ion Cutelaba at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by split draw in their 3 round contest.
Rountree 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 Karl Roberson at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Modestas Bukauskas at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Ion Cutelaba at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Before that, he had defeated Eryk Anders at UFC 236 on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States.
He had lost to Johnny Walker at UFC Fight Night 140 on 17th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Dustin Jacoby had been fighting more than Khalil Rountree.
Going to this contest, Dustin Jacoby had last fought 6 months and 18 days ago, while Khalil Rountree's last outing had been 10 months and 22 days ago.
Jacoby's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Rountree's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Jacoby vs Rountree?
Dustin Jacoby was a 11/20 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Khalil Rountree made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.