Aug 12 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
28-13-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 29-28
  • 29-28
  • 29-28
UD 3
13-3-0

The tape

40
Age
32
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOKOUD
Form
UDUDUDSDSD
28
Wins
13
13
By KO
7
46
KO%
54
4
By SUB
0
14
SUB%
0
13
Loses
3
3
Stopped
0
7
Tapped
1
0
Draws
1
2004
Debut
2014
41
Bouts
17
93
Rounds
42
6 hours, 45 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 7 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Cub Swanson vs Hakeem Dawodu report

Who won Swanson vs Dawodu?

Cub Swanson beat Hakeem Dawodu by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night – Luque vs Dos Anjos, on Saturday 12th August 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of winner Cub Swanson.

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).

Swanson vs Dawodu stats

Cub Swanson stepped into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Hakeem Dawodu made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Dawodu had a slight advantage in power over Swanson, with a 54% knock out percentage over Swanson's 46%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Swanson had an advantage over Dawodu, with a 14% submission rate over Dawodu's 0%.

Cub Swanson was the older man by 8 years, at 40 years old.

Dawodu had 2-inch reach advantage.

Swanson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 24 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 9 years and 6 months earlier than Dawodu, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 51 more professional rounds, 96 to Dawodu's 45.

Swanson vs Dawodu form

Hakeem Dawodu had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Julian Erosa at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Mike Trizano at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Movsar Evloev at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

Before that, he had won against Zubaira Tukhugov at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had beat Kyle Bochniak at UFC 231 on 8th December 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.

Activity check

Swanson's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.

Dawodu's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Swanson vs Dawodu?

Cub Swanson was a 9/4 (+230) underdog going into the contest, while Hakeem Dawodu made his way into the ring at 9/25 (-280) with oddsmakers.

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