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Who won Marques vs Nzechukwu?
Kennedy Nzechukwu beat Danilo Marques by , during the prelims of UFC Vegas 30, on Saturday 26th June 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kennedy Nzechukwu.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Marques vs Nzechukwu stats
Danilo Marques stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Kennedy Nzechukwu made his way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Nzechukwu had a large advantage in power over Marques, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Marques' 36%.
Danilo Marques was the older man by 7 years, at 36 years old.
Marques had a height advantage of 1 inch over Nzechukwu. Despite this, Nzechukwu had 5-inch reach advantage.
Marques was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Nzechukwu, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 21 to Nzechukwu's 24.
Nzechukwu's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.