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Who won Oleinik vs Latifi?
Ilir Latifi beat Aleksei Oleinik by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan, on Saturday 1st October 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ilir Latifi.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Oleinik vs Latifi stats
Aleksei Oleinik stepped into the octagon with a record of 60 wins, 16 loses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 47 by submission.
Ilir Latifi made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Latifi had a large advantage in power over Oleinik, boosting at 43% knock out percentage over Oleinik's 13%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Oleinik had a massive advantage over Latifi, boasting at 78% submission rate over Latifi's 29%.
Aleksei Oleinik was the older man by 6 years, at 46 years old.
Oleinik had a height advantage of 4 inches over Latifi. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Oleinik was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 55 more fights, and made his debut in 1996, 11 years and 6 months earlier than Latifi, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 56 more professional rounds, 109 to Latifi's 53.
Oleinik vs Latifi form
Aleksei Oleinik had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Jared Vanderaa at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by in the 1st round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sergey Spivac at UFC Vegas 29 on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Chris Daukaus at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Derrick Lewis at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Maurice Greene at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Ilir Latifi had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Tanner Boser at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Derrick Lewis at UFC 247 on 8th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Volkan Oezdemir at UFC on ESPN+ 14 on 10th August 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Before that, he had lost to Corey Anderson at UFC 232 on 29th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Inglewood, United States.
He had won against Ovince St. Preux at UFC on FOX 28 on 24th February 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Amway Center, Orlando.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Aleksei Oleinik had been fighting more than Ilir Latifi.
Going to this contest, Aleksei Oleinik had last fought 1 year, 5 months and 13 days ago, while Ilir Latifi's last outing had been 2 years, 3 months and 17 days ago.
Oleinik's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Latifi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
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