Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Struve vs Lima?
Stefan Struve beat Marcos Rog rio de Lima by submission in the 2nd round, during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 3, on Saturday 23rd February 2019 at O2 Arena in Prague.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Struve vs Lima stats
Stefan Struve stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 17 by submission.
Marcos Rog rio de Lima made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Struve had a large advantage in power over Lima, boasting at 29% knock out percentage over Lima's 0%.
Stefan Struve was the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Struve had a height advantage of 10 inches over Lima. That also extended to a 10-inch reach advantage.
Struve was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 39 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 3 years and 11 months earlier than Lima, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 25 more professional rounds, 66 to Lima's 41.
Struve's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.