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 36 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 30 less professional rounds, 75 to Oleinik's 105.
Lewis vs Oleinik form
Lewis had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Ilir Latifi at UFC 247 on 8th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had lost to Daniel Cormier at UFC 230 on 3rd November 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
He had beat Alexander Volkov at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Lewis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Oleinik's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.