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Who won Shahbazyan vs Lungiambula?
Edmen Shahbazyan beat Dalcha Lungiambula by during the prelims of UFC 282, on Saturday 10th December 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Edmen Shahbazyan.
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 Lungiambula stats
Edmen Shahbazyan stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Dalcha Lungiambula made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Shahbazyan had a massive power advantage over Lungiambula, boasting at 82% knock out percentage over Lungiambula's 45%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Shahbazyan and Lungiambula would have been pretty equal, both with a 9% submission rate.
Edmen Shahbazyan was the younger man by 13 years, at 25 years old.
Shahbazyan had a height advantage of 6 inches over Lungiambula. Despite this, Lungiambula had 2-inch reach advantage.
Shahbazyan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 8 months later than Lungiambula, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 16 less professional rounds, 26 to Lungiambula's 42.
Shahbazyan's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Lungiambula's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 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 Shahbazyan vs Lungiambula?
Edmen Shahbazyan was a 3/10 (-330) favourite going into the contest, while Dalcha Lungiambula made his way into the ring at 5/2 (+250) with oddsmakers.