Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Thiago Santos vs Anthony Smith report
Who won Santos vs Smith?
Thiago Santos beat Anthony Smith by during the main card of UFC Fight Night 125, on Saturday 3rd February 2018 at Mangueirinho Gymnasium in Belem.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Thiago Santos.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Santos vs Smith stats
Thiago Santos stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Anthony Smith made his way to the cage with a record of 29 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggested Santos had an advantage in power over Smith, with a 69% knock out percentage over Smith's 55%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Smith had a large advantage over Santos, boosting at 34% submission rate over Santos' 6%.
Thiago Santos was the older man by 5 years, at 39 years old.
Smith had a height advantage of 2 inches over Santos. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Santos was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 9 months later than Smith, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 23 less professional rounds, 75 to Smith's 98.
Santos' last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 4 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Santos vs Smith?
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