Feb 04 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
15-3-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
26-10-0

The tape

29
Age
39
6' 3" / 190 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
79.1" / 201 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOUDKO
Form
KOKOKOKOKO
15
Wins
26
7
By KO
21
47
KO%
81
6
By SUB
1
40
SUB%
4
3
Loses
10
2
Stopped
7
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2010
18
Bouts
37
28
Rounds
79
1 hours, 46 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 18 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

12
UFC
7
-
Bellator
-
7
Tapology
11

Sergey Spivac vs Derrick Lewis report

Who won Spivac vs Lewis?

Sergey Spivac beat Derrick Lewis by submission in the 1st round during the main event of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 4th February 2023 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).

Spivac vs Lewis stats

Sergey Spivac stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Derrick Lewis made his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Derrick Lewis marked his 29th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2014.

Sergey Spivac's UFC record stood at 7-4-0, while Derrick Lewis' came in at 19-10-0.

The stats suggested Lewis had a massive power advantage over Spivac, boasting a 81% knock out percentage over Spivac's 47%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Spivac had a massive advantage over Lewis, boasting a 40% submission rate over Lewis' 4%.

Sergey Spivac was the younger man by 10 years, at 29 years old.

Lewis had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Spivac was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 years and 5 months later than Lewis, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 58 less professional rounds, 31 to Lewis' 89.

Spivac vs Lewis form

Spivac had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Augusto Sakai at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Greg Hardy at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Tom Aspinall at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Aleksei Oleinik at UFC Vegas 29 on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

He was victorious against Tai Tuivasa at UFC 243 on 5th October 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.

Derrick Lewis had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had been defeated 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 beaten Curtis Blaydes at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Derrick Lewis had been fighting more than Sergey Spivac.

Going to this contest, Sergey Spivac had last fought 1 year, 9 months and 11 days ago, while Derrick Lewis' last outing had been 1 year, 9 months and 17 days ago.

Spivac's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Lewis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Spivac vs Lewis?

Sergey Spivac was a 1/3 (-300) favourite going into the contest, while Derrick Lewis made his way into the ring at 9/4 (+220) with oddsmakers.

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