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Who won Pimblett vs Leavitt?
Paddy Pimblett beat Jordan Leavitt by submission in the 2nd round during the main card of UFC Fight Night London, on Saturday 23rd July 2022 at The O2 in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Pimblett vs Leavitt stats
Paddy Pimblett stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Jordan Leavitt made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Pimblett had a large advantage in power over Leavitt, boasting at 33% knock out percentage over Leavitt's 10%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Leavitt had an advantage over Pimblett, with a 60% submission rate over Pimblett's 44%.
Paddy Pimblett was the older man by 1 year, at 28 years old.
Pimblett had a height advantage of 1 inch over Leavitt.
Pimblett was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 11 months earlier than Leavitt, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, 44 to Leavitt's 24.
Pimblett vs Leavitt form
Pimblett had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Rodrigo Vargas at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Luigi Vendramini at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Decky Dalton at Cage Warriors 113 on 20th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at BEC Arena, Manchester, England.
Before that, he had been beaten by Soren Bak at Cage Warriors 96 on 1st September 2018 by unanimous decision in their Cage Warriors Lightweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
He had won against Alexis Savvidis at Cage Warriors 90 on 24th February 2018 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Leavitt had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Trey Ogden at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Matt Sayles at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by submission in the 2nd round.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Claudio Puelles at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.
Before that, he had defeated Matt Wiman at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Leivon Lewis at LFA 85 on 17th July 2020 by submission in the 2nd round at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jordan Leavitt had been fighting more than Paddy Pimblett.
Going to this contest, Paddy Pimblett had last fought 10 months and 10 days ago, while Jordan Leavitt's last outing had been 9 months and 13 days ago.
Pimblett's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Leavitt's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
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