Mar 02 2024
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
Bekzat Almakhan
Almakhan
Kazakhstan flag
16-0-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 30-26
  • 30-26
  • 30-25
UD 3
14-1-0

The tape

28
Age
26
5' 8" / 172 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

KOUDSUBSUBSUB
Form
KOKOUDKOKO
16
Wins
14
2
By KO
12
13
KO%
86
7
By SUB
1
44
SUB%
7
0
Loses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2016
16
Bouts
15
34
Rounds
28
2 hours, 39 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 49 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

13
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
7
Tapology
-

Umar Nurmagomedov vs Bekzat Almakhan report

Who won Nurmagomedov vs Almakhan?

Umar Nurmagomedov beat Bekzat Almakhan by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 2nd March 2024 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 30-26, 30-26, 30-25 in favor of the winner Umar Nurmagomedov.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Nurmagomedov vs Almakhan stats

Umar Nurmagomedov stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Bekzat Almakhan made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Umar Nurmagomedov's UFC record stood at 5-0-0, while Bekzat Almakhan's came in at 0-1-0.

The stats suggested Almakhan had a massive power advantage over Nurmagomedov, boasting a 86% knock out percentage over Nurmagomedov's 13%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nurmagomedov had a massive advantage over Almakhan, boasting a 44% submission rate over Almakhan's 7%.

Umar Nurmagomedov was the older man by 2 years, at 28 years old.

Nurmagomedov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Almakhan.

Nurmagomedov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 3 months later than Almakhan, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 9 more professional rounds, 37 to Almakhan's 28.

Activity check

Nurmagomedov's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Nurmagomedov vs Almakhan?

Umar Nurmagomedov was a 7/100 (-1400) favourite going into the contest, while Bekzat Almakhan made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.

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