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Who won Rothwell vs Lima?
Marcos Rog rio 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 Rog rio 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 Rog rio 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 41 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 44 more professional rounds, 90 to Lima's 46.
Rothwell vs Lima form
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.
Rothwell's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Lima's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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