Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Lewis vs Oleinik?
Derrick Lewis beat Aleksei Oleinik by , during the main event of UFC Vegas 6, on Saturday 8th August 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Derrick Lewis.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Lewis vs Oleinik stats
Derrick Lewis stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Aleksei Oleinik made his way to the ring with a record of 59 wins, 13 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 46 by submission.
The stats suggested Lewis had a massive power advantage over Oleinik, boasting at 78% knock out percentage over Oleinik's 14%.
Derrick Lewis was the younger man by 8 years, at 37 years old.
Lewis had a height advantage of 1 inch over Oleinik. Despite this, Oleinik had 1-inch reach advantage.
Lewis was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 43 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 13 year and 4 months later than Oleinik, whose first professional fight was in 1996. He had fought 28 less professional rounds, 78 to Oleinik's 106.
Lewis vs Oleinik form
Lewis had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Alexander Volkov at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Francis NGannou at UFC 226 on 7th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night 126 on 18th February 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Frank Erwin Center, Austin.
Before that, he had been beaten by Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 110 on 10th June 2017 by knockout in the 4th round at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
He had won against Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 105 on 19th February 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Scotiabank Centre, Halifax, Canada.
Lewis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Oleinik's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.