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Who won Reyes vs Oezdemir?
Dominick Reyes beat Volkan Oezdemir by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 5, on Saturday 16th March 2019 at 02 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Dominick Reyes.
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).
Reyes vs Oezdemir stats
Dominick Reyes stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Volkan Oezdemir made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Oezdemir had a massive power advantage over Reyes, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Reyes' 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Oezdemir had a slight advantage over Reyes, with a 7% submission rate over Reyes' 0%.
Dominick Reyes was the younger man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Reyes had a height advantage of 2 inches over Oezdemir. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Reyes was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 year and 3 months later than Oezdemir, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 20 less professional rounds, 28 to Oezdemir's 48.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Dominick Reyes had been fighting more than Volkan Oezdemir.
Going to this contest, Dominick Reyes had last fought 4 years, 11 months and 18 days ago, while Volkan Oezdemir's last outing had been 6 years, 1 month and 26 days ago.
Reyes' last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
Oezdemir's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
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