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Who won Menifield vs Cherant?
Alonzo Menifield beat Fabio Cherant by submission in the 1st round, during the prelims of UFC 260, on Saturday 27th March 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
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).
Menifield vs Cherant stats
Alonzo Menifield stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Fabio Cherant made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Menifield had a massive power advantage over Cherant, boasting at 89% knock out percentage over Cherant's 0%.
Alonzo Menifield was the older man by 7 years, at 33 years old.
Cherant had a height advantage of 1 inch over Menifield. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Menifield was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 2 months earlier than Cherant, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 2 more professional rounds, 20 to Cherant's 18.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Fabio Cherant had been fighting more than Alonzo Menifield.
Going to this contest, Alonzo Menifield had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 10 days ago, while Fabio Cherant's last outing had been 8 months and 3 days ago.
Menifield's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
Cherant's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.