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Who won Overeem vs Werdum?
Alistair Overeem beat Fabricio Werdum by majority decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC 213, on Saturday 8th July 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alistair Overeem.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Overeem vs Werdum stats
Alistair Overeem stepped into the octagon with a record of 42 wins, 15 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 17 by submission.
Fabricio Werdum made his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggested Overeem had a large advantage in power over Werdum, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Werdum's 29%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Werdum had a slight advantage over Overeem, with a 48% submission rate over Overeem's 40%.
Alistair Overeem was the younger man by 3 years, at 43 years old.
Overeem had 3-inch reach advantage.
Overeem was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 29 more fights, and made his debut in 1999, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Werdum, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 29 more professional rounds, 105 to Werdum's 76.
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