Jul 22 2018
Sunday

Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
Mauricio Rua
Rua
Brazil flag
30-13-0
KO 1
KO 1
25-10-0

The tape

35
Age
42
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOKOKO
Form
KOSDUDKOKO
30
Wins
25
17
By KO
20
57
KO%
80
10
By SUB
1
33
SUB%
4
13
Loses
10
8
Stopped
4
4
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2002
43
Bouts
35
72
Rounds
69
3 hours, 59 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 7 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Tapology
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Anthony Smith vs Mauricio Rua report

Who won Smith vs Rua?

Anthony Smith beat Mauricio Rua by knockout in the 1st round during the main event of UFC Fight Night 134, on Sunday 22nd July 2018 at Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg.

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 Rua stats

Anthony Smith stepped into the octagon with a record of 30 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.

Mauricio Rua made his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, 20 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 Mauricio Rua's came in at 11-12-1.

The stats suggested Rua had a large advantage in power over Smith, boasting a 80% knock out percentage over Smith's 57%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Smith had a large advantage over Rua, boasting a 33% submission rate over Rua's 4%.

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

Smith had a height advantage of 3 inches over Rua. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Smith was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 5 years and 3 months later than Rua, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 25 more professional rounds, 110 to Rua's 85.

Activity check

Smith's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 4 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Smith vs Rua?

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