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Who won Rothwell vs Lima?
Marcos Rogerio de Lima beat Ben Rothwell by during the co-main event of UFC Vegas 42, on Saturday 13th November 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Marcos Rogerio de Lima.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Rothwell vs Lima stats
Ben Rothwell stepped into the octagon with a record of 38 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Marcos Rogerio de Lima made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Rothwell had a slight advantage in power over Lima, with a 74% knock out percentage over Lima's 72%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Rothwell had a slight advantage over Lima, with a 16% submission rate over Lima's 11%.
Ben Rothwell was the older man by 4 years, at 42 years old.
Rothwell had a height advantage of 3 inches over Lima. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Rothwell was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 25 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 8 years and 2 months earlier than Lima, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 40 more professional rounds, 90 to Lima's 50.
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Rothwell 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 won against Chris Barnett at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by in the 2nd round in the United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ovince St. Preux at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Before that, he had beat Stefan Struve at UFC on ESPN 7 on 7th December 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Capital One Arena, Washington D.C..
He had lost to Andrei Arlovski at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States.
Lima had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ben Rothwell at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Maurice Greene at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Ben Sosoli at UFC on ESPN+ 26 on 22nd February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
He had been beaten by Stefan Struve at UFC on ESPN+ 3 on 23rd February 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ben Rothwell had been fighting more than Marcos Rogerio de Lima.
Going to this contest, Ben Rothwell had last fought 2 years, 6 months and 9 days ago, while Marcos Rogerio de Lima's last outing had been 1 year, 6 months and 24 days ago.
Rothwell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Lima's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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