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Who won Rakić vs Manuwa?
Aleksandar Rakic beat Jimi Manuwa by , during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 11, on Saturday 1st June 2019 at Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Aleksandar Rakic.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Rakić vs Manuwa stats
Aleksandar Rakic stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Jimi Manuwa made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Manuwa had advantage in power over Rakic, with a 88% knock out percentage over Rakic's 73%.
Aleksandar Rakic was the younger man by 12 years, at 30 years old.
Rakic had a height advantage of 3 inches over Manuwa. Despite this, Manuwa had 2-inch reach advantage.
Rakic was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 year and 2 months later than Manuwa, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 32 to Manuwa's 35.
Manuwa's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.