Junior dos Santos
Santos
Brazil flag
Mar 09 2019
Saturday

INTRUST Bank Arena, Wichita, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
20-5-0
KO 2
KO 2
21-6-0

The tape

40
Age
39
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
77.2" / 196 cm
Reach
79.1" / 201 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOKOKO
Form
KOKOUDSDKO
20
Wins
21
14
By KO
18
70
KO%
86
1
By SUB
1
5
SUB%
5
5
Loses
6
3
Stopped
3
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2006
Debut
2010
25
Bouts
28
56
Rounds
60
3 hours, 58 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 4 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Junior dos Santos vs Derrick Lewis report

Who won Santos vs Lewis?

Junior dos Santos beat Derrick Lewis by knockout in the 2nd round during the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 4, on Saturday 9th March 2019 at INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Santos vs Lewis stats

Junior dos Santos stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Derrick Lewis made his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Derrick Lewis marked his 29th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2014.

Junior dos Santos' UFC record stood at 15-8-0, while Derrick Lewis' came in at 19-10-0.

The stats suggested Lewis had an advantage in power over Santos, with a 86% knock out percentage over Santos' 70%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Santos and Lewis would have been pretty equal, both with a 5% submission rate.

Junior dos Santos was the older man by 1 year, at 40 years old.

Santos had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lewis. Despite this, Lewis had a 2-inch reach advantage.

Santos was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2006, 3 years and 8 months earlier than Lewis, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 24 less professional rounds, 65 to Lewis' 89.

Santos vs Lewis form

Santos had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Francis NGannou at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Target Center, Minneapolis, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Derrick Lewis at UFC on ESPN+ 4 on 9th March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at INTRUST Bank Arena, Wichita.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Tai Tuivasa at UFC Fight Night 142 on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Adelaide Entertainment Center, Adelaide, South Australia.

Before that, he had defeated Blagoy Ivanov at UFC Fight Night 133 on 14th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at CenturyLink Arena, Boise, United States.

He had been beaten by Stipe Miocic at UFC 211 on 13th May 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at American Airlines Center, Dallas.

Derrick Lewis had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had been defeated by Sergei Pavlovich at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Tai Tuivasa at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Chris Daukaus at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.

Before that, he had been beaten by Ciryl Gane at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

He had won against Curtis Blaydes at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Derrick Lewis had been fighting more than Junior dos Santos.

Going to this contest, Junior dos Santos had last fought 4 years, 10 months and 18 days ago, while Derrick Lewis' last outing had been 1 year, 9 months and 17 days ago.

Santos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Lewis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

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