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Who won Sayles vs Leavitt?
Jordan Leavitt beat Matt Sayles by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 18th December 2021.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Sayles vs Leavitt stats
Matt Sayles stepped into the octagon with a record of 8 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Jordan Leavitt made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws, with 1 of those by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Sayles had a massive power advantage over Leavitt, boasting at 75% knock out percentage over Leavitt's 13%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Leavitt had a massive advantage over Sayles, boosting at 63% submission rate over Sayles' 13%.
Matt Sayles was the older man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Leavitt had a height advantage of 2 inches over Sayles. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Sayles was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 3 years and 8 months earlier than Leavitt, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 23 to Leavitt's 26.
Leavitt's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Sayles vs Leavitt?
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