May 20 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
Anthony Hernandez
Hernandez
United States flag
11-3-0
KO 3
KO 3
10-2-0

The tape

26
Age
30
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

KOUDKOKOSUB
Form
SUBUDSUBKOSUB
11
Wins
10
9
By KO
1
82
KO%
10
1
By SUB
7
9
SUB%
70
3
Loses
2
2
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2014
14
Bouts
13
21
Rounds
24
1 hours, 3 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 27 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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Edmen Shahbazyan vs Anthony Hernandez report

Who won Shahbazyan vs Hernandez?

Anthony Hernandez beat Edmen Shahbazyan by knockout in the 3rd round during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night – Pennington vs. Aldana 2, on Saturday 20th May 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

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).

Shahbazyan vs Hernandez stats

Edmen Shahbazyan stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Anthony Hernandez made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

Edmen Shahbazyan's UFC record stood at 6-4-0, while Anthony Hernandez's came in at 6-2-0.

The stats suggested Shahbazyan had a massive power advantage over Hernandez, boasting a 82% knock out percentage over Hernandez's 10%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hernandez had a massive advantage over Shahbazyan, boasting a 70% submission rate over Shahbazyan's 9%.

Edmen Shahbazyan was the younger man by 4 years, at 26 years old.

Shahbazyan had a height advantage of 2 inches over Hernandez. Despite this, Hernandez had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Shahbazyan was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 years and 5 months later than Hernandez, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 27 to Hernandez's 29.

Shahbazyan vs Hernandez form

Shahbazyan had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Dalcha Lungiambula at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Nassourdine Imavov at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jack Hermansson at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

Before that, he had been defeated by Derek Brunson at UFC Vegas 5 on 1st August 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Darren Stewart at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale on 30th November 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at The Pearl at the Palms, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Shahbazyan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Hernandez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Shahbazyan vs Hernandez?

Edmen Shahbazyan was a 33/20 (+170) underdog going into the contest, while Anthony Hernandez made his way into the ring at 12/25 (-210) with oddsmakers.

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