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Who won Negumereanu vs Villanueva?
Nick Negumereanu beat Ike Villanueva by , during the main card of UFC Vegas 41, on Saturday 23rd October 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Nick Negumereanu.
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).
Negumereanu vs Villanueva stats
Nick Negumereanu stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Ike Villanueva made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Villanueva had a massive power advantage over Negumereanu, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Negumereanu's 0%.
Nick Negumereanu was the younger man by 11 years, at 27 years old.
Villanueva had a height advantage of 1 inch over Negumereanu. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Negumereanu was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 29 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 7 year and 10 months later than Villanueva, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 51 less professional rounds, 0 to Villanueva's 51.
Villanueva's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.