Aug 08 2020
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
23-7-0
KO 2
KO 2
59-13-0

The tape

39
Age
46
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm

Tape record

UDSDKOSUBKO
Form
SDSUBKOKOSUB
23
Wins
59
18
By KO
8
78
KO%
14
1
By SUB
46
4
SUB%
78
7
Loses
13
4
Stopped
7
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
1
2010
Debut
1996
31
Bouts
73
68
Rounds
99
4 hours, 41 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 21 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Derrick Lewis vs Aleksei Oleinik report

Who won Lewis vs Oleinik?

Derrick Lewis beat Aleksei Oleinik by knockout in the 2nd round during the main event of UFC Vegas 6, on Saturday 8th August 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Lewis vs Oleinik stats

Derrick Lewis stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 7 losses 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 cage with a record of 59 wins, 13 losses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 46 by submission.

This was Derrick Lewis' 29th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2014.

Derrick Lewis' UFC record stood at 19-10-0, while Aleksei Oleinik's came in at 9-8-0.

The stats suggested Lewis had a massive power advantage over Oleinik, boasting a 78% knock out percentage over Oleinik's 14%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Oleinik had a massive advantage over Lewis, boasting a 78% submission rate over Lewis' 4%.

Derrick Lewis was the younger man by 7 years, at 39 years old.

Lewis had a height advantage of 1 inch over Oleinik. Despite this, Oleinik had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Lewis was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 43 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 13 years and 4 months later than Oleinik, whose first professional fight was in 1996. He had fought 20 less professional rounds, 89 to Oleinik's 109.

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 won against 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 beaten 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 lost to 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 been beaten by Daniel Cormier at UFC 230 on 3rd November 2018 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

He had defeated Alexander Volkov at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Lewis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 13 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 5 years and 8 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.

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