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Who won Nurmagomedov vs Kakhramonov?
Said Nurmagomedov beat Saidyokub Kakhramonov by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland, on Saturday 17th December 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
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 Kakhramonov stats
Said Nurmagomedov stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Saidyokub Kakhramonov made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Kakhramonov had a slight advantage in power over Nurmagomedov, with a 30% knock out percentage over Nurmagomedov's 25%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Kakhramonov had an advantage over Nurmagomedov, with a 40% submission rate over Nurmagomedov's 25%.
Said Nurmagomedov was the older man by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Nurmagomedov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kakhramonov.
Nurmagomedov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 years and 7 months earlier than Kakhramonov, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 40 to Kakhramonov's 27.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Said Nurmagomedov had been fighting more than Saidyokub Kakhramonov.
Going to this contest, Said Nurmagomedov had last fought 6 months and 29 days ago, while Saidyokub Kakhramonov's last outing had been 6 months and 29 days ago.
Nurmagomedov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Kakhramonov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Nurmagomedov vs Kakhramonov?
Said Nurmagomedov was a 91/100 (-110) underdog going into the contest, while Saidyokub Kakhramonov made his way into the ring at 91/100 (-110) with oddsmakers.