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Who won Miocic vs N’Gannou?
Stipe Miocic beat Francis NGannou by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC 220, on Saturday 20th January 2018 at TD Garden in Boston.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Stipe Miocic.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This contest was for the UFC heavyweight championship.
Miocic vs N’Gannou stats
Stipe Miocic stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Francis NGannou made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Miocic had advantage in power over N'Gannou, with a 82% knock out percentage over N'Gannou's 64%.
Stipe Miocic was the older man by 4 years, at 39 years old.
N'Gannou had 3-inch reach advantage.
Miocic was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 years and 9 months earlier than N'Gannou, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 24 more professional rounds, 53 to N'Gannou's 29.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Stipe Miocic had been fighting more than Francis NGannou.
Going to this contest, Stipe Miocic had last fought 3 years, 7 months and 28 days ago, while Francis NGannou's last outing had been 3 years, 9 months and 15 days ago.
Miocic's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
N'Gannou's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.