Alonzo Menifield
Menifield
United States flag
Dec 16 2023
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
14-3-0
UD 3
UD 3
19-7-0

The tape

36
Age
36
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Tape record

SUBMDKOKOUD
Form
KOUDSDKOUD
14
Wins
19
10
By KO
12
71
KO%
63
3
By SUB
1
21
SUB%
5
3
Loses
7
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
2
1
Draws
1
2015
Debut
2010
18
Bouts
27
30
Rounds
54
1 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 44 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

14
UFC
15
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
15

Alonzo Menifield vs Dustin Jacoby report

Who won Menifield vs Jacoby?

Alonzo Menifield beat Dustin Jacoby by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 296, on Saturday 16th December 2023 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Alonzo Menifield.

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 Jacoby stats

Alonzo Menifield stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Dustin Jacoby made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 7 losses and 1 draw, 12 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Alonzo Menifield's UFC record stood at 8-3-1, while Dustin Jacoby's came in at 7-5-1.

The stats suggested Menifield had a slight advantage in power over Jacoby, with a 71% knock out percentage over Jacoby's 63%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Menifield had an advantage over Jacoby, with a 21% submission rate over Jacoby's 5%.

Alonzo Menifield was the same age as Dustin Jacoby, at 36 years old.

Jacoby had a height advantage of 3 inches over Menifield. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Menifield was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 years and 11 months later than Jacoby, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 24 less professional rounds, 33 to Jacoby's 57.

Menifield vs Jacoby form

Menifield had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Jimmy Crute at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had drawn with Jimmy Crute at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by majority draw in their 3 round contest at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Misha Cirkunov at UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Araujo on 15th October 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Askar Mozharov at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik on 4th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had lost to William Knight at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Jacoby had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he was victorious against Kennedy Nzechukwu at UFC Fight Night – Sandhagen vs. Font on 5th August 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Azamat Murzakanov at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen on 15th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Center, Kansas City.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Khalil Rountree at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Da Un Jung at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York.

He had beaten Michal Oleksiejczuk at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Dustin Jacoby had been fighting more than Alonzo Menifield.

Going to this contest, Alonzo Menifield had last fought 9 months and 17 days ago, while Dustin Jacoby's last outing had been 8 months and 20 days ago.

Menifield's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Jacoby's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Menifield vs Jacoby?

Alonzo Menifield was a 9/4 (+230) underdog going into the contest, while Dustin Jacoby made his way into the ring at 9/25 (-280) with oddsmakers.

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