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Who won Lewis vs Volkov?
Derrick Lewis beat Alexander Volkov by during the main card of UFC 229, on Saturday 6th October 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Derrick Lewis.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Lewis vs Volkov stats
Derrick Lewis stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses 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 loses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
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 3 years, at 38 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 13 less professional rounds, 86 to Volkov's 99.
Lewis' last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Volkov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 1 month and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Lewis vs Volkov?
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