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Who won Lewis vs Lima?
Derrick Lewis beat Marcos Rogerio de Lima by during the main card of UFC 291, on Saturday 29th July 2023 at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City.
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 Lima stats
Derrick Lewis stepped into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Marcos Rogerio de Lima made his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Lewis had an advantage in power over Lima, with a 81% knock out percentage over Lima's 67%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Lima had a slight advantage over Lewis, with a 14% submission rate over Lewis' 4%.
Derrick Lewis was the same age as Marcos Rogerio de Lima, at 38 years old.
Lewis had a height advantage of 2 inches over Lima. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Lewis was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year later than Lima, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 36 more professional rounds, 86 to Lima's 50.
Lewis vs Lima form
Derrick Lewis had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Sergey Spivac at UFC Fight Night on 4th February 2023 by in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sergei Pavlovich at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Tai Tuivasa at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston.
Before that, he had defeated Chris Daukaus at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.
He had been beaten by Ciryl Gane at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Lewis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
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