Dennis Buzukja
Buzukja
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Mar 30 2024
Saturday

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Connor Matthews
Matthews
11-4-0
KO 3
KO 3
7-1-0

The tape

26
Age
31
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

KOUDSUBKOUD
Form
UDSUBUDSUBSUB
11
Wins
7
4
By KO
1
36
KO%
14
1
By SUB
5
9
SUB%
71
4
Loses
1
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2018
Debut
2019
15
Bouts
8
35
Rounds
12
2 hours, 35 minutes
Fight Time
38 minutes, 57 seconds

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Dennis Buzukja vs Connor Matthews report

Who won Buzukja vs Matthews?

Dennis Buzukja beat Connor Matthews by knockout in the 3rd round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 30th March 2024 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Buzukja vs Matthews stats

Dennis Buzukja stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Connor Matthews made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

Dennis Buzukja's UFC record stood at 1-2-0, while Connor Matthews' came in at 0-1-0.

The stats suggested Buzukja had a large advantage in power over Matthews, boasting a 36% knock out percentage over Matthews' 14%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Matthews had a massive advantage over Buzukja, boasting a 71% submission rate over Buzukja's 9%.

Dennis Buzukja was the younger man by 5 years, at 26 years old.

Buzukja had a height advantage of 1 inch over Matthews. Despite this, Matthews had 1-inch reach advantage.

Buzukja was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2018, 10 months earlier than Matthews, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 23 more professional rounds, 38 to Matthews' 15.

Activity check

Buzukja's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Buzukja vs Matthews?

Dennis Buzukja was a 4/5 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Connor Matthews made his way into the ring at 1/1 (+100) with oddsmakers.

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