Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Jacoby vs Stewart?
Dustin Jacoby beat Darren Stewart by , during the prelims of UFC Vegas 35, on Saturday 28th August 2021 at UFC APEX in Enterprise.
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 Stewart stats
Dustin Jacoby stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Darren Stewart made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Jacoby had a slight advantage in power over Stewart, with a 64% knock out percentage over Stewart's 58%.
Dustin Jacoby was the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Jacoby had a height advantage of 3 inches over Stewart. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Jacoby was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 years and 6 months earlier than Stewart, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 5 less professional rounds, 40 to Stewart's 45.
Jacoby vs Stewart form
Darren Stewart had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Eryk Anders at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Eryk Anders at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kevin Holland at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Maki Pitolo at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Bartosz Fabi ski at Cage Warriors 113 on 20th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at BEC Arena, Manchester, England.
Stewart's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.