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Who won Tsarukyan vs Alvarez?
Arman Tsarukyan beat Joel Alvarez by , during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 26th February 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Arman Tsarukyan.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Tsarukyan vs Alvarez stats
Arman Tsarukyan stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Joel Alvarez made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 16 by submission.
The stats suggested Tsarukyan had advantage in power over Alvarez, with a 35% knock out percentage over Alvarez's 16%.
Arman Tsarukyan was the younger man by 4 years, at 25 years old.
Alvarez had a height advantage of 8 inches over Tsarukyan. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Tsarukyan was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 8 months later than Alvarez, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 38 to Alvarez's 30.
Tsarukyan's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.