Mar 13 2021
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
18-6-0
KO 1
KO 1
15-5-0

The tape

32
Age
37
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
81.5" / 207 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Tape record

KOSDSUBKOUD
Form
SUBKOSUBKOKO
18
Wins
15
4
By KO
5
22
KO%
33
11
By SUB
8
61
SUB%
53
6
Loses
5
3
Stopped
3
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2010
24
Bouts
20
40
Rounds
28
2 hours, 22 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 27 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Ryan Spann vs Misha Cirkunov report

Who won Spann vs Cirkunov?

Ryan Spann beat Misha Cirkunov by knockout in the 1st round during the co-main event of UFC Vegas 21, on Saturday 13th March 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

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).

Spann vs Cirkunov stats

Ryan Spann stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.

Misha Cirkunov made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

This was Ryan Spann's 11th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2018.

Ryan Spann's UFC record stood at 7-4-0, while Misha Cirkunov's came in at 6-7-0.

The stats suggested Cirkunov had an advantage in power over Spann, with a 33% knock out percentage over Spann's 22%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Spann had a slight advantage over Cirkunov, with a 61% submission rate over Cirkunov's 53%.

Ryan Spann was the younger man by 5 years, at 32 years old.

Spann had a height advantage of 2 inches over Cirkunov. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Spann was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years later than Cirkunov, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 48 to Cirkunov's 35.

Spann vs Cirkunov form

Spann had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Nikita Krylov at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by submission in the 1st round at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Dominick Reyes at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Ion Cutelaba at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Anthony Smith at UFC Vegas 37 on 18th September 2021 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Misha Cirkunov at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Spann's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.

Cirkunov's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.

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