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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 as in favor of 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, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
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 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 2 more professional rounds, 54 to Tsarukyan's 52.
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