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Who won Reyes vs Weidman?
Dominick Reyes beat Chris Weidman by , during the main event of UFC on ESPN 6, on Friday 18th October 2019 at TD Garden in Boston.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Dominick Reyes.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Reyes vs Weidman stats
Dominick Reyes stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Chris Weidman made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Weidman had a massive power advantage over Reyes, boosting at 43% knock out percentage over Reyes' 0%.
Dominick Reyes was the younger man by 6 years, at 31 years old.
Reyes had a height advantage of 2 inches over Weidman. Despite this, Weidman had 1-inch reach advantage.
Reyes was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 5 year and 9 months later than Weidman, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 27 to Weidman's 45.
Reyes vs Weidman form
Reyes had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Chris Weidman at UFC on ESPN 6 on 18th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at TD Garden, Boston, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Volkan Oezdemir at UFC on ESPN+ 5 on 16th March 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ovince St. Preux at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Jared Cannonier at UFC Fight Night 129 on 19th May 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.
He had won against Joachim Christensen at UFC Fight Night 112 on 25th June 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, United States.
Reyes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Weidman's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.