Chidi Njokuani
Njokuani
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Aug 26 2023
Saturday

Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
22-9-0
KO 1
KO 1
18-6-0

The tape

35
Age
29
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 0" / 184 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

SDKOKOKOKO
Form
SUBKOKOUDKO
22
Wins
18
14
By KO
13
64
KO%
72
1
By SUB
1
5
SUB%
6
9
Loses
6
4
Stopped
1
3
Tapped
4
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2014
32
Bouts
25
65
Rounds
42
4 hours, 19 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 32 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Chidi Njokuani vs Michal Oleksiejczuk report

Who won Njokuani vs Oleksiejczuk?

Michal Oleksiejczuk beat Chidi Njokuani by knockout in the 1st round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Korean Zombie, on Saturday 26th August 2023 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Njokuani vs Oleksiejczuk stats

Chidi Njokuani stepped into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Michal Oleksiejczuk made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Chidi Njokuani's UFC record stood at 3-3-0, while Michal Oleksiejczuk's came in at 7-5-0.

The stats suggested Oleksiejczuk had a slight advantage in power over Njokuani, with a 72% knock out percentage over Njokuani's 64%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Oleksiejczuk had a slight advantage over Njokuani, with a 6% submission rate over Njokuani's 5%.

Chidi Njokuani was the older man by 6 years, at 35 years old.

Njokuani had a height advantage of 3 inches over Oleksiejczuk. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Njokuani was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 6 years and 2 months earlier than Oleksiejczuk, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 25 more professional rounds, 69 to Oleksiejczuk's 44.

Njokuani vs Oleksiejczuk form

Chidi Njokuani had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Albert Duraev at UFC Fight Night San Antonio on 25th March 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gregory Rodrigues at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song on 17th September 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Du ko Todorovi at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Marc Andr Barriault at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Cristhian Torres at LFA 91 on 11th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.

Michal Oleksiejczuk had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had been defeated by Caio Borralho at UFC Fight Night – Song vs. Simon on 29th April 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Cody Brundage at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Sam Alvey at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Dustin Jacoby at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Shamil Gamzatov at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Michal Oleksiejczuk had been fighting more than Chidi Njokuani.

Going to this contest, Chidi Njokuani had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 29 days ago, while Michal Oleksiejczuk's last outing had been 1 year and 25 days ago.

Njokuani's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Oleksiejczuk's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Njokuani vs Oleksiejczuk?

Chidi Njokuani was a 21/20 (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Michal Oleksiejczuk made his way into the ring at 4/5 (-130) with oddsmakers.

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