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Who won Lewis vs Latifi?
Derrick Lewis beat Ilir Latifi by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 247, on Saturday 8th February 2020 at Toyota Center in Houston.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Derrick Lewis.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Lewis vs Latifi stats
Derrick Lewis stepped into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Ilir Latifi made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Lewis had a massive power advantage over Latifi, boasting at 82% knock out percentage over Latifi's 43%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Latifi had a large advantage over Lewis, boosting at 29% submission rate over Lewis' 5%.
Derrick Lewis was the younger man by 2 years, at 38 years old.
Lewis had a height advantage of 5 inches over Latifi. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Lewis was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 10 months later than Latifi, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 33 more professional rounds, 86 to Latifi's 53.
Lewis vs Latifi form
Derrick Lewis had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Sergei Pavlovich at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tai Tuivasa at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston.
Going into that contest, he had won against Chris Daukaus at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.
Before that, he had lost to Ciryl Gane at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
He had beat Curtis Blaydes at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Lewis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Latifi's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
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