Apr 24 2021
Saturday

VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
34-16-0
KO 1
KO 1
12-1-0

The tape

35
Age
28
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
72.4" / 184 cm

Tape record

SUBUDKOSUBUD
Form
KOSUBSUBKOSUB
34
Wins
12
18
By KO
5
53
KO%
42
13
By SUB
4
38
SUB%
33
16
Loses
1
9
Stopped
0
4
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2016
50
Bouts
13
94
Rounds
25
5 hours, 36 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 49 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Anthony Smith vs Jimmy Crute report

Who won Smith vs Crute?

Anthony Smith beat Jimmy Crute by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of UFC 261, on Saturday 24th April 2021 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Smith vs Crute stats

Anthony Smith stepped into the octagon with a record of 34 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 13 by submission.

Jimmy Crute made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

This was Anthony Smith's 22nd fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2013.

Anthony Smith's UFC record stood at 13-9-0, while Jimmy Crute's came in at 4-4-1.

The stats suggested Smith had an advantage in power over Crute, with a 53% knock out percentage over Crute's 42%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Smith had a slight advantage over Crute, with a 38% submission rate over Crute's 33%.

Anthony Smith was the older man by 7 years, at 35 years old.

Smith had a height advantage of 2 inches over Crute. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Smith was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 37 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 7 years and 11 months earlier than Crute, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 78 more professional rounds, 110 to Crute's 32.

Smith vs Crute form

Anthony Smith had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Devin Clark at UFC Vegas 15 on 28th November 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Aleksandar Rakic at UFC Vegas 8 on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Glover Teixeira at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, he had beaten Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on ESPN+ 11 on 1st June 2019 by submission in the 4th round at Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden.

He had been defeated by Jon Jones at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Crute had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Modestas Bukauskas at UFC Fight Island 6 on 17th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Michal Oleksiejczuk at UFC on ESPN+ 26 on 22nd February 2020 by submission in the 1st round at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Misha Cirkunov at UFC on ESPN+ 16 on 14th September 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.

Before that, he had won against Sam Alvey at UFC 234 on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.

He had beaten Paul Craig at UFC Fight Night 142 on 1st December 2018 by submission in the 3rd round at Adelaide Entertainment Center, Adelaide, South Australia.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Anthony Smith had been fighting more than Jimmy Crute.

Going to this contest, Anthony Smith had last fought 3 years, 6 months and 26 days ago, while Jimmy Crute's last outing had been 3 years, 8 months and 6 days ago.

Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

Crute's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.

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