Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Shahbazyan vs Stewart?
Edmen Shahbazyan beat Darren Stewart by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale, on Friday 30th November 2018 at The Pearl at the Palms 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 Stewart stats
Edmen Shahbazyan stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 7 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Darren Stewart made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Shahbazyan had a large advantage in power over Stewart, boasting at 100% knock out percentage over Stewart's 78%.
Edmen Shahbazyan was the younger man by 7 years, at 24 years old.
Shahbazyan had a height advantage of 2 inches over Stewart. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Shahbazyan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 8 months later than Stewart, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 24 less professional rounds, 21 to Stewart's 45.