Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Smolka vs Grant?
Davey Grant beat Louis Smolka by , during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić, on Saturday 14th May 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Davey Grant.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Smolka vs Grant stats
Louis Smolka stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Davey Grant made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Smolka had a large advantage in power over Grant, boasting at 47% knock out percentage over Grant's 23%.
Louis Smolka was the younger man by 5 years, at 31 years old.
Smolka had a height advantage of 1 inch over Grant. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Smolka was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 4 months later than Grant, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 54 to Grant's 38.
Grant's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.