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Who won Roberts vs Bahamondes?
Ignacio Bahamondes beat Roosevelt Roberts by , during the prelims of UFC Vegas 34, on Saturday 21st August 2021 at UFC APEX in Enterprise.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ignacio Bahamondes.
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).
Roberts vs Bahamondes stats
Roosevelt Roberts stepped into the ring with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Ignacio Bahamondes made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Bahamondes had a massive power advantage over Roberts, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Roberts' 30%.
Roosevelt Roberts was the older man by 3 years, at 27 years old.
Bahamondes had a height advantage of 1 inch over Roberts. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Roberts was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 11 months later than Bahamondes, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 25 to Bahamondes' 32.
Roberts vs Bahamondes form
Roberts had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jim Miller at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Brok Weaver at UFC Vegas 1 on 30th May 2020 by in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Vinc Pichel at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Target Center, Minneapolis.
Before that, he had beat Thomas Gifford at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at BB&T Center, Sunrise.
He had defeated Tommy Aaron at Bellator 192 on 20th January 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Great Wester Forum, Inglewood.
Roberts' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 9 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.