Apr 20 2019
Saturday

Yubileyny Sports Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
16-1-0
UD 3
UD 3
13-1-0

The tape

32
Age
27
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
72.4" / 184 cm

Tape record

SUBKOUDUDKO
Form
KOUDKOUDUD
16
Wins
13
3
By KO
5
19
KO%
38
7
By SUB
5
44
SUB%
38
1
Loses
1
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2015
17
Bouts
14
31
Rounds
25
2 hours, 12 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 31 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Islam Makhachev vs Arman Tsarukyan report

Who won Makhachev vs Tsarukyan?

Islam Makhachev beat Arman Tsarukyan by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 7, on Saturday 20th April 2019 at Yubileyny Sports Palace in St. Petersburg.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Islam Makhachev.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Makhachev vs Tsarukyan stats

Islam Makhachev stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Arman Tsarukyan made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

This was Islam Makhachev's 16th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2015. Arman Tsarukyan marked his 11th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2019.

Islam Makhachev's UFC record stood at 15-1-0, while Arman Tsarukyan's came in at 9-2-0.

The stats suggested Tsarukyan had an advantage in power over Makhachev, with a 38% knock out percentage over Makhachev's 19%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Makhachev had a slight advantage over Tsarukyan, with a 44% submission rate over Tsarukyan's 38%.

Islam Makhachev was the older man by 5 years, at 32 years old.

Makhachev had a height advantage of 3 inches over Tsarukyan. Despite this, Tsarukyan had a 2-inch reach advantage.

Makhachev was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 1 month earlier than Tsarukyan, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 4 more professional rounds, 59 to Tsarukyan's 55.

Makhachev vs Tsarukyan form

Tsarukyan had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Charles Oliveira at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Beneil Dariush at UFC Fight Night: Dariush vs. Tsarukyan on 2nd December 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Moody Center, Austin.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Joaquim Silva at UFC Fight Night – Vettori vs. Cannonier on 17th June 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Damir Ismagulov at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Mateusz Gamrot at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Tsarukyan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

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