Aug 10 2019
Saturday

Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay

UFC on ESPN+ 14
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
Ilir Latifi
Latifi
Sweden flag
15-4-0
KO 2
KO 2
14-6-0

The tape

33
Age
39
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

SDSUBKOKOKO
Form
UDSUBUDKOUD
15
Wins
14
11
By KO
6
73
KO%
43
1
By SUB
4
7
SUB%
29
4
Loses
6
1
Stopped
3
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2008
19
Bouts
21
31
Rounds
39
1 hours, 45 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 30 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Volkan Oezdemir vs Ilir Latifi report

Who won Oezdemir vs Latifi?

Volkan Oezdemir beat Ilir Latifi by during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 14, on Saturday 10th August 2019 at Antel Arena in Montevideo.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Volkan Oezdemir.

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).

Oezdemir vs Latifi stats

Volkan Oezdemir stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Ilir Latifi made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggested Oezdemir had a large advantage in power over Latifi, boasting at 73% knock out percentage over Latifi's 43%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Latifi had a large advantage over Oezdemir, boosting at 29% submission rate over Oezdemir's 7%.

Volkan Oezdemir was the younger man by 6 years, at 33 years old.

Oezdemir had a height advantage of 4 inches over Latifi. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Oezdemir was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 3 months later than Latifi, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 47 to Latifi's 50.

Oezdemir vs Latifi form

Volkan Oezdemir had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Dominick Reyes at UFC on ESPN+ 5 on 16th March 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Anthony Smith at UFC Fight Night 138 on 27th October 2018 by split decision in the 3rd round at Moncton Events Centre, Moncton, Canada.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Daniel Cormier at UFC 220 on 20th January 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Jimi Manuwa at UFC 214 on 29th July 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, Anaheim.

He had beat Misha Cirkunov at UFC Fight Night 109 on 28th May 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden.

Activity check

Oezdemir's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Latifi's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

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