Nov 24 2018
Saturday

Cadillac Arena, Beijing, China

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
11-3-0
KO 1
KO 1
10-1-0

The tape

37
Age
33
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
83.1" / 211 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOKOUD
Form
KOUDKOKOUD
11
Wins
10
7
By KO
8
64
KO%
80
4
By SUB
0
36
SUB%
0
3
Loses
1
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2014
14
Bouts
12
25
Rounds
26
1 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 40 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Francis NGannou vs Curtis Blaydes report

Who won N’Gannou vs Blaydes?

Francis NGannou beat Curtis Blaydes by knockout in the 1st round during the main event of UFC Fight Night 141, on Saturday 24th November 2018 at Cadillac Arena in Beijing.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

N’Gannou vs Blaydes stats

Francis NGannou stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Curtis Blaydes made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out.

Francis NGannou's UFC record stood at 12-2-0, while Curtis Blaydes' came in at 13-4-0.

The stats suggested Blaydes had an advantage in power over N'Gannou, with a 80% knock out percentage over N'Gannou's 64%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested N'Gannou had a massive advantage over Blaydes, boasting a 36% submission rate over Blaydes' 0%.

Francis NGannou was the older man by 4 years, at 37 years old.

N'Gannou had a 3-inch reach advantage.

N'Gannou's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Blaydes', having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 months earlier than Blaydes, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 14 less professional rounds, 36 to Blaydes' 50.

N’Gannou vs Blaydes form

Francis NGannou had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Stipe Miocic at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Target Center, Minneapolis.

Before that, he was victorious against Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.

He had won against Curtis Blaydes at UFC Fight Night 141 on 24th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Cadillac Arena, Beijing, China.

Activity check

N'Gannou's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.2 rounds on average.

Blaydes' last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 5 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

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