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Who won N’Gannou vs Miocic II?
Francis NGannou beat Stipe Miocic by during the main event of UFC 260, on Saturday 27th March 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Francis NGannou.
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.
N’Gannou vs Miocic II stats
Francis NGannou stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Stipe Miocic made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Miocic had a slight advantage in power over N'Gannou, with a 75% knock out percentage over N'Gannou's 73%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested N'Gannou had a large advantage over Miocic, boasting at 27% submission rate over Miocic's 0%.
Francis NGannou was the younger man by 4 years, at 37 years old.
N'Gannou had 3-inch reach advantage.
N'Gannou was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 year and 9 months later than Miocic, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 36 to Miocic's 53.
N’Gannou vs Miocic II form
Francis NGannou had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Target Center, Minneapolis.
Going into that contest, he had won against Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.
Before that, he had beat Curtis Blaydes at UFC Fight Night 141 on 24th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Cadillac Arena, Beijing, China.
He had been beaten by Derrick Lewis at UFC 226 on 7th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas, United States.
N'Gannou's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
Miocic's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
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