Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Magomedsharipov vs Davis?
Zabit Magomedsharipov beat Brandon Davis by submission in the 2nd round, during the main card of UFC 228, on Saturday 8th September 2018 at American Airlines Center in Dallas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Magomedsharipov vs Davis stats
Zabit Magomedsharipov stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Brandon Davis made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Magomedsharipov had a slight advantage in power over Davis, with a 40% knock out percentage over Davis' 33%.
Zabit Magomedsharipov was the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Magomedsharipov had a height advantage of 3 inches over Davis. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Magomedsharipov was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 2 months earlier than Davis, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 11 less professional rounds, 39 to Davis' 50.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Brandon Davis had been fighting more than Zabit Magomedsharipov.
Going to this contest, Zabit Magomedsharipov had last fought 4 years, 4 months and 4 days ago, while Brandon Davis' last outing had been 4 years, 5 months and 24 days ago.