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Who won Tsarukyan vs Aubin-Mercier?
Arman Tsarukyan beat Olivier Aubin Mercier by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 240, on Saturday 27th July 2019 at Rogers Place in Edmonton.
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 Aubin-Mercier stats
Arman Tsarukyan stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Olivier Aubin Mercier made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Tsarukyan had a large advantage in power over Mercier, boasting at 38% knock out percentage over Mercier's 9%.
Arman Tsarukyan was the younger man by 8 years, at 25 years old.
Mercier had a height advantage of 2 inches over Tsarukyan. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Tsarukyan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 11 months later than Mercier, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 38 to Mercier's 45.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Olivier Aubin Mercier had been fighting more than Arman Tsarukyan.
Going to this contest, Arman Tsarukyan had last fought 3 years, 1 month and 5 days ago, while Olivier Aubin Mercier's last outing had been 3 years, 9 months and 27 days ago.