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
27
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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Tapology
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Anthony Smith vs Jimmy Crute report

Who won Smith vs Crute?

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

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Anthony Smith.

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 loses 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, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

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 8 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 77 more professional rounds, 109 to Crute's 32.

Smith vs Crute form

Smith had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Glover Teixeira at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

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

Going into that contest, he had been beaten 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.

Before that, he had beat Volkan Oezdemir at UFC Fight Night 138 on 27th October 2018 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at Moncton Events Centre, Moncton, Canada.

He had won against Mauricio Rua at UFC Fight Night 134 on 22nd July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany.

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 beat 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 had beat 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 defeated Sam Alvey at UFC 234 on 9th February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.

He had won against 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, Jimmy Crute had been fighting more than Anthony Smith.

Going to this contest, Anthony Smith had last fought 3 years, 9 months and 17 days ago, while Jimmy Crute's last outing had been 3 years, 4 months and 13 days ago.

Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 13 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 and 3 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 18 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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