Jul 09 2022
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
Karl Roberson
Roberson
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0-0-0
KO 3
KO 3
9-3-0

The tape

30
Age
32
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
83.1" / 211 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

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Form
KOSUBSUBSUBSD
0
Wins
9
0
By KO
2
0
KO%
22
0
By SUB
4
0
SUB%
44
0
Loses
3
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2015
0
Bouts
12
0
Rounds
20
0 seconds
Fight Time
1 hours, 20 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Kennedy Nzechukwu vs Karl Roberson report

Who won Nzechukwu vs Roberson?

Kennedy Nzechukwu beat Karl Roberson by during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev, on Saturday 9th July 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kennedy Nzechukwu.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Nzechukwu vs Roberson stats

Kennedy Nzechukwu stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.

Karl Roberson made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggested Roberson had a large advantage in power over Nzechukwu, boosting at 22% knock out percentage over Nzechukwu's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Roberson had a massive advantage over Nzechukwu, boosting at 44% submission rate over Nzechukwu's 0%.

Kennedy Nzechukwu was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Nzechukwu had a height advantage of 4 inches over Roberson. That also extended to a 9-inch reach advantage.

Nzechukwu was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 12 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 5 months later than Roberson, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 32 to Roberson's 26.

Nzechukwu vs Roberson form

Nzechukwu had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Nick Negumereanu at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Da Un Jung at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Danilo Marques at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat Darko Sto i at UFC on ESPN 5 on 3rd August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark.

He had lost to Paul Craig at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.

Karl Roberson had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Khalil Rountree at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Brendan Allen at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by submission in the 1st round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 2 on 13th June 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Wellington Turman at UFC on ESPN+ 13 on 13th July 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Golden1 Center, Sacramento.

He had been beaten by Glover Teixeira at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kennedy Nzechukwu had been fighting more than Karl Roberson.

Going to this contest, Kennedy Nzechukwu had last fought 8 months and 21 days ago, while Karl Roberson's last outing had been 8 months and 14 days ago.

Nzechukwu's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Roberson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.

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