Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Lewis vs Gane?
Ciryl Gane beat Derrick Lewis by , during the main event of UFC 265, on Saturday 7th August 2021 at Toyota Center in Houston.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ciryl Gane.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Lewis vs Gane stats
Derrick Lewis stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Ciryl Gane made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Lewis had a massive power advantage over Gane, boasting at 80% knock out percentage over Gane's 38%.
Derrick Lewis was the older man by 5 years, at 36 years old.
Gane had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lewis. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Lewis was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 24 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 8 years and 3 months earlier than Gane, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 49 more professional rounds, 75 to Gane's 26.
Lewis vs Gane form
Lewis had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Curtis Blaydes at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Aleksei Oleinik at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ilir Latifi at UFC 247 on 8th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.
Before that, he had beat Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
He had been beaten by Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN+ 4 on 9th March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at INTRUST Bank Arena, Wichita.
Lewis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Gane's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.