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Who won Knight vs Prachnio?
Marcin Prachnio beat William Knight by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Blanchfield, on Saturday 18th February 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 in favor of winner Marcin Prachnio.
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 Prachnio stats
William Knight stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Marcin Prachnio made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Knight had a slight advantage in power over Prachnio, with a 82% knock out percentage over Prachnio's 73%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Prachnio had a slight advantage over Knight, with a 7% submission rate over Knight's 0%.
William Knight was the same age as Marcin Prachnio, at 35 years old.
Prachnio had a height advantage of 5 inches over Knight. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Knight was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 4 year and 9 months later than Prachnio, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 33 to Prachnio's 40.
Knight's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Prachnio's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Knight vs Prachnio?
William Knight was a 3/4 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Marcin Prachnio made his way into the ring at 11/10 (+110) with oddsmakers.