Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Romanov vs Espino?
Alexander Romanov beat Juan Espino by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Vegas 24, on Saturday 17th April 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alexander Romanov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Romanov vs Espino stats
Alexander Romanov stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Juan Espino made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Romanov had a large advantage in power over Espino, boasting at 38% knock out percentage over Espino's 10%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Espino had a slight advantage over Romanov, with a 70% submission rate over Romanov's 62%.
Alexander Romanov was the younger man by 11 years, at 31 years old.
Espino had a height advantage of 1 inch over Romanov. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Romanov was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 7 year and 8 months later than Espino, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 27 to Espino's 15.
What were the odds on Romanov vs Espino?
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