Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won N’Gannou vs Overeem?
Francis NGannou beat Alistair Overeem by , during the co-main event of UFC 218, on Saturday 2nd December 2017 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Francis NGannou.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
N’Gannou vs Overeem stats
Francis NGannou stepped into the ring with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Alistair Overeem made his way to the ring with a record of 43 wins, 15 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out and 17 by submission.
The stats suggested N'Gannou had advantage in power over Overeem, with a 60% knock out percentage over Overeem's 49%.
Francis NGannou was the younger man by 6 years, at 35 years old.
N'Gannou had 3-inch reach advantage.
N'Gannou was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 47 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 14 year and 1 month later than Overeem, whose first professional fight was in 1999. He had fought 76 less professional rounds, 29 to Overeem's 105.
Overeem's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.