Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Prazeres vs Rakhmonov?
Shavkat Rakhmonov beat Michel Prazeres by submission in the 2nd round, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 30, on Saturday 26th June 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Prazeres vs Rakhmonov stats
Michel Prazeres stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.
Shavkat Rakhmonov made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 13 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Rakhmonov had a massive power advantage over Prazeres, boosting at 54% knock out percentage over Prazeres' 4%.
Michel Prazeres was the older man by 14 years, at 41 years old.
Rakhmonov had a height advantage of 7 inches over Prazeres. That also extended to a 10-inch reach advantage.
Prazeres was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2000, 14 years earlier than Rakhmonov, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 42 more professional rounds, 66 to Rakhmonov's 24.