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Who won Maia vs Masvidal?
Demian Maia beat Jorge Masvidal by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 211, on Saturday 13th May 2017 at American Airlines Center in Dallas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Demian Maia.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Maia vs Masvidal stats
Demian Maia stepped into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.
Jorge Masvidal made his way to the cage with a record of 32 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Masvidal had a large advantage in power over Maia, boosting at 41% knock out percentage over Maia's 13%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Maia had a massive advantage over Masvidal, boasting at 50% submission rate over Masvidal's 6%.
Demian Maia was the older man by 7 years, at 46 years old.
Maia had a height advantage of 2 inches over Masvidal. Despite this, Masvidal had 1-inch reach advantage.
Maia was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 13 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2001, 1 year and 8 months earlier than Masvidal, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 40 less professional rounds, 93 to Masvidal's 133.
Maia vs Masvidal form
Jorge Masvidal had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Ben Askren at UFC 239 on 6th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Darren Till at UFC on ESPN+ 5 on 16th March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Stephen Thompson at UFC 217 on 4th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Demian Maia at UFC 211 on 13th May 2017 by split decision in their 3 round contest at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
He had beat Donald Cerrone at UFC on FOX 23 on 28th January 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Pepsi Center, Denver.
Masvidal's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 14 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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