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Armen Petrosyan vs AJ Dobson report
Who won Petrosyan vs Dobson?
Armen Petrosyan beat AJ Dobson by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 280, on Saturday 22nd October 2022 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Armen Petrosyan.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Petrosyan vs Dobson stats
Armen Petrosyan stepped into the octagon with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
AJ Dobson made his way to the cage with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Petrosyan had a massive power advantage over Dobson, boasting at 86% knock out percentage over Dobson's 50%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Dobson had a massive advantage over Petrosyan, boosting at 33% submission rate over Petrosyan's 0%.
Armen Petrosyan was the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Petrosyan had a height advantage of 1 inch over Dobson. Despite this, Dobson had 6-inch reach advantage.
Petrosyan was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2018, 2 year and 3 months later than Dobson, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 20 to Dobson's 15.
Petrosyan's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 14 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 Petrosyan vs Dobson?
Armen Petrosyan was a 51/100 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while AJ Dobson made his way into the ring at 8/5 (+160) with oddsmakers.
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