Apr 13 2024
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
23-4-0
UD 3
UD 3
23-7-0

The tape

34
Age
36
5' 7" / 171 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

KOSDKOSDOthers
Form
KOSDUDUDUD
23
Wins
23
3
By KO
11
13
KO%
48
8
By SUB
2
35
SUB%
9
4
Loses
7
2
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2007
27
Bouts
30
73
Rounds
76
5 hours, 37 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 36 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

-
UFC
8
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
10

Aljamain Sterling vs Calvin Kattar report

Who won Sterling vs Kattar?

Aljamain Sterling beat Calvin Kattar by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 300, on Saturday 13th April 2024 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Aljamain Sterling.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Sterling vs Kattar stats

Aljamain Sterling stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Calvin Kattar made his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

This was Aljamain Sterling's 20th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in February 2014. Calvin Kattar marked his 13th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in July 2017.

Aljamain Sterling's UFC record stood at 16-4-0, while Calvin Kattar's came in at 7-6-0.

The stats suggested Kattar had a massive power advantage over Sterling, boasting a 48% knock out percentage over Sterling's 13%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sterling had a large advantage over Kattar, boasting a 35% submission rate over Kattar's 9%.

Aljamain Sterling was the younger man by 2 years, at 34 years old.

Kattar had a height advantage of 4 inches over Sterling. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Sterling was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 years and 9 months later than Kattar, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 76 to Kattar's 79.

Sterling vs Kattar form

Sterling had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Sean O’Malley at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Henry Cejudo at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.

Going into that contest, he had beaten T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had defeated Petr Yan at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

He was victorious against Petr Yan at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by split decision in the 4th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Calvin Kattar had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had been beaten by Arnold Allen at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been defeated by Josh Emmett at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett on 18th June 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Moody Center, Austin.

Going into that contest, he had won against Giga Chikadze at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Max Holloway at UFC on ABC 1 on 16th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had beaten Dan Ige at UFC Fight Island 1 on 15th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Aljamain Sterling had been fighting more than Calvin Kattar.

Going to this contest, Aljamain Sterling had last fought 7 months and 30 days ago, while Calvin Kattar's last outing had been 1 year, 5 months and 20 days ago.

Sterling's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

Kattar's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Sterling vs Kattar?

Aljamain Sterling was a 29/50 (-170) favourite going into the contest, while Calvin Kattar made his way into the ring at 7/5 (+140) with oddsmakers.

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