Jun 29 2024
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
38-19-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 27-30
  • 28-29
  • 28-29
UD 3
12-3-0

The tape

35
Age
36
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

SUBKOSDUDKO
Form
MDUDKOKOKO
38
Wins
12
20
By KO
7
53
KO%
58
15
By SUB
3
39
SUB%
25
19
Loses
3
11
Stopped
0
4
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2016
57
Bouts
15
110
Rounds
31
6 hours, 46 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 11 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

10
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
11
Tapology
-

Anthony Smith vs Roman Dolidze report

Who won Smith vs Dolidze?

Roman Dolidze beat Anthony Smith by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 303, on Saturday 29th June 2024 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the winner Roman Dolidze.

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 Dolidze stats

Anthony Smith stepped into the octagon with a record of 38 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 15 by submission.

Roman Dolidze made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

This was Anthony Smith's 23rd fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2013. Roman Dolidze marked his 10th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2020.

Anthony Smith's UFC record stood at 13-10-0, while Roman Dolidze's came in at 7-3-0.

The stats suggested Dolidze had a slight advantage in power over Smith, with a 58% knock out percentage over Smith's 53%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Smith had an advantage over Dolidze, with a 39% submission rate over Dolidze's 25%.

Anthony Smith was the younger man by 1 year, at 35 years old.

Smith had a height advantage of 2 inches over Dolidze. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Smith was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 42 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 8 years and 9 months earlier than Dolidze, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 79 more professional rounds, 113 to Dolidze's 34.

Smith vs Dolidze form

Anthony Smith had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Vitor Petrino at UFC 301 on 4th May 2024 by submission in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Previous to that, he had lost to Khalil Rountree at UFC Fight Night: Song vs. Gutierrez on 9th December 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Ryan Spann at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Korean Zombie on 26th August 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

Before that, he had been beaten by Johnny Walker at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States.

He had been defeated by Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Roman Dolidze had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Fight Night: Dolidze vs. Imavov on 3rd February 2024 by majority decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marvin Vettori at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jack Hermansson at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.

Before that, he was victorious against Phil Hawes at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Kyle Daukaus at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett on 18th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Moody Center, Austin.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Anthony Smith had last fought 2 months and 12 days ago, while Roman Dolidze's last outing had been 5 months and 13 days ago.

Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Dolidze's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What time did Smith vs Dolidze start?

The fighters were expected to walk out at around 3:10 AM UTC , which was 11:10 PM EST or 8:10 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:10 AM BST in the UK.

What were the odds on Smith vs Dolidze?

Anthony Smith was a 11/10 (+110) underdog going into the contest, while Roman Dolidze made his way into the ring at 18/25 (-140) with oddsmakers.

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