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Who won Knight vs Cherant?
William Knight beat Fabio Cherant by , during the prelims of UFC Vegas 34, on Saturday 21st August 2021 at UFC APEX in Enterprise.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner William Knight.
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).
Knight vs Cherant stats
William Knight stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Fabio Cherant made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Knight had a massive power advantage over Cherant, boasting at 89% knock out percentage over Cherant's 0%.
William Knight was the older man by 7 years, at 34 years old.
Cherant had a height advantage of 3 inches over Knight. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Knight was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2018, 3 months later than Cherant, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 9 more professional rounds, 30 to Cherant's 21.
Cherant's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.