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Arman Tsarukyan vs Olivier Aubin Mercier report
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 octagon 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 cage 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%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mercier had a massive advantage over Tsarukyan, boosting at 73% submission rate over Tsarukyan's 38%.
Arman Tsarukyan was the younger man by 8 years, at 26 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 5 less professional rounds, 48 to Mercier's 53.
Tsarukyan vs Aubin-Mercier form
Tsarukyan had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Mateusz Gamrot at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Joel Alvarez at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Christos Giagos at UFC Vegas 37 on 18th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Olivier Aubin Mercier at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
He had been beaten by Islam Makhachev at UFC on ESPN+ 7 on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Yubileyny Sports Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Tsarukyan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
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