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Who won Menifield vs Knight?
William Knight beat Alonzo Menifield by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 4th December 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner William Knight.
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 Knight stats
Alonzo Menifield stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
William Knight made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Knight had advantage in power over Menifield, with a 90% knock out percentage over Menifield's 73%.
Alonzo Menifield was the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Menifield had a height advantage of 2 inches over Knight. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Menifield was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 5 months earlier than Knight, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 1 less professional rounds, 20 to Knight's 21.
Menifield's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.