Jul 01 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Rinat Fakhretdinov
Fakhretdinov
Russian Federation flag
18-7-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
20-1-0

The tape

31
Age
32
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
75.6" / 192 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

UDSUBKOSUBUD
Form
UDUDKOUDSUB
18
Wins
20
3
By KO
11
17
KO%
55
8
By SUB
5
44
SUB%
25
7
Loses
1
1
Stopped
0
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
N/A
25
Bouts
21
63
Rounds
34
4 hours, 42 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 1 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Kevin Lee vs Rinat Fakhretdinov report

Who won Lee vs Fakhretdinov?

Rinat Fakhretdinov beat Kevin Lee by submission in the 1st round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov, on Saturday 1st July 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Lee vs Fakhretdinov stats

Kevin Lee stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Rinat Fakhretdinov made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.

The stats suggested Fakhretdinov had a massive power advantage over Lee, boosting at 55% knock out percentage over Lee's 17%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Lee had an advantage over Fakhretdinov, with a 44% submission rate over Fakhretdinov's 25%.

Kevin Lee was the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.

Fakhretdinov had a height advantage of 3 inches over Lee.

Lee was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 11 year and 10 months later than Fakhretdinov, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 29 more professional rounds, 67 to Fakhretdinov's 38.

Lee vs Fakhretdinov form

Kevin Lee had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Gregor Gillespie at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Before that, he had lost to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on ESPN+ 10 on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Blue Cross Arena, Rochester.

He had been beaten by Al Iaquinta at UFC on FOX 31 on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, Milwaukee.

Activity check

Lee's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Fakhretdinov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Lee vs Fakhretdinov?

Kevin Lee was a 7/4 (+180) underdog going into the contest, while Rinat Fakhretdinov made his way into the ring at 47/100 (-210) with oddsmakers.

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