Oct 26 2019
Saturday

Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore

UFC on ESPN+ 20
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Ben Askren
Askren
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27-9-0
Sub 3
Sub 3
19-1-0

The tape

44
Age
37
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
5' 11" / 181 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

Form
27
Wins
19
3
By KO
6
11
KO%
32
13
By SUB
6
48
SUB%
32
9
Loses
1
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2001
Debut
2009
36
Bouts
21
89
Rounds
49
6 hours, 39 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 28 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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Tapology
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Demian Maia vs Ben Askren report

Who won Maia vs Askren?

Demian Maia beat Ben Askren by submission in the 3rd round, during the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 20, on Saturday 26th October 2019 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Maia vs Askren stats

Demian Maia stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 13 by submission.

Ben Askren made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.

The stats suggested Askren had a large advantage in power over Maia, boosting at 32% knock out percentage over Maia's 11%.

Demian Maia was the older man by 7 years, at 44 years old.

Maia had a height advantage of 2 inches over Askren. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Maia was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 7 years and 4 months earlier than Askren, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 41 more professional rounds, 93 to Askren's 52.

Maia vs Askren form

Demian Maia had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Gilbert Burns at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.

Previous to that, he had won against Ben Askren at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

Going into that contest, he had beat Anthony Rocco Martin at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Target Center, Minneapolis, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Lyman Good at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by majority decision in the 1st round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil.

He had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at UFC Fight Night 129 on 19th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.

Activity check

Maia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Askren's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.

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