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Who won Nurmagomedov vs Andrade?
Said Nurmagomedov beat Douglas Andrade by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev, on Saturday 9th July 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of winner Said 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 Andrade stats
Said Nurmagomedov stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Douglas Andrade made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Nurmagomedov had a large advantage in power over Andrade, boasting at 27% knock out percentage over Andrade's 0%.
Said Nurmagomedov was the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.
Nurmagomedov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Andrade. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Nurmagomedov was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 year and 3 months later than Andrade, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 34 less professional rounds, 38 to Andrade's 72.
Nurmagomedov vs Andrade form
Andrade had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Sergey Morozov at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Gaetano Pirrello at UFC Vegas 38 on 2nd October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Lerone Murphy at UFC Fight Island 8 on 20th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had beat Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night 125 on 3rd February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mangueirinho Gymnasium, Belem, Brazil.
He had lost to Rob Font at UFC 213 on 8th July 2017 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Andrade's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.