Oct 27 2018
Saturday

Moncton Events Centre, Moncton, Canada

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
31-13-0
Sub 3
Sub 3
15-2-0

The tape

35
Age
34
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOKOKO
Form
KOKOKOSDUD
31
Wins
15
18
By KO
11
58
KO%
73
10
By SUB
1
32
SUB%
7
13
Loses
2
8
Stopped
1
4
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2010
44
Bouts
17
73
Rounds
25
4 hours, 1 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 16 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Anthony Smith vs Volkan Oezdemir report

Who won Smith vs Oezdemir?

Anthony Smith beat Volkan Oezdemir by submission in the 3rd round during the main event of UFC Fight Night 138, on Saturday 27th October 2018 at Moncton Events Centre in Moncton.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Smith vs Oezdemir stats

Anthony Smith stepped into the octagon with a record of 31 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.

Volkan Oezdemir made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 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 Volkan Oezdemir's came in at 7-6-0.

The stats suggested Oezdemir had an advantage in power over Smith, with a 73% knock out percentage over Smith's 58%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Smith had a large advantage over Oezdemir, boasting a 32% submission rate over Oezdemir's 7%.

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

Smith had a height advantage of 2 inches over Oezdemir. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Smith was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 27 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 6 months earlier than Oezdemir, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 62 more professional rounds, 110 to Oezdemir's 48.

Smith vs Oezdemir 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 won against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on ESPN+ 11 on 1st June 2019 by submission 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 beaten Volkan Oezdemir at UFC Fight Night 138 on 27th October 2018 by submission in the 3rd round at Moncton Events Centre, Moncton, Canada.

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

Activity check

Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

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