Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Latifi vs Preux?
Ilir Latifi beat Ovince St. Preux by submission in the 1st round, during the main card of UFC on FOX 28, on Saturday 24th February 2018 at Amway Center in Orlando.
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).
Latifi vs Preux stats
Ilir Latifi stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Ovince St. Preux made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested St. Preux had a slight advantage in power over Latifi, with a 50% knock out percentage over Latifi's 46%.
Ilir Latifi was the same age as Ovince St. Preux, at 39 years old.
St. Preux had a height advantage of 5 inches over Latifi. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Latifi was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 months earlier than St. Preux, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 46 less professional rounds, 44 to St. Preux's 90.
Latifi vs Preux form
Ilir Latifi had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Derrick Lewis at UFC 247 on 8th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Volkan Oezdemir at UFC on ESPN+ 14 on 10th August 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Corey Anderson at UFC 232 on 29th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Ovince St. Preux at UFC on FOX 28 on 24th February 2018 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Amway Center, Orlando.
He had beat Tyson Pedro at UFC 215 on 9th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
Latifi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
St. Preux's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.