Oct 06 2018
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
20-5-0
KO 3
KO 3
30-6-0

The tape

39
Age
35
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 7" / 201 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
81.1" / 206 cm

Tape record

UDKOKOKOKO
Form
KOKOUDSDKO
20
Wins
30
17
By KO
20
85
KO%
67
1
By SUB
3
5
SUB%
10
5
Loses
6
3
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2009
26
Bouts
36
55
Rounds
71
3 hours, 42 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 48 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 Alexander Volkov report

Who won Lewis vs Volkov?

Derrick Lewis beat Alexander Volkov by knockout in the 3rd round during the main card of UFC 229, on Saturday 6th October 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Lewis vs Volkov stats

Derrick Lewis stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Alexander Volkov made his way to the cage with a record of 30 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 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 Alexander Volkov's came in at 11-4-0.

The stats suggested Lewis had an advantage in power over Volkov, with a 85% knock out percentage over Volkov's 67%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Volkov had a slight advantage over Lewis, with a 10% submission rate over Lewis' 5%.

Derrick Lewis was the older man by 4 years, at 39 years old.

Volkov had a height advantage of 4 inches over Lewis. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Lewis was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 11 months later than Volkov, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 10 less professional rounds, 89 to Volkov's 99.

Lewis vs Volkov form

Derrick Lewis had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to 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 beaten 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 been defeated by 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.

Volkov had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Alexander Romanov at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik on 4th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Tom Aspinall at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Marcin Tybura at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

He had been beaten by Ciryl Gane at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Derrick Lewis had last fought 1 year, 9 months and 17 days ago, while Alexander Volkov's last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 6 days ago.

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.

Volkov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

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