Jun 17 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Joaquim Silva
Silva
Brazil flag
19-3-0
KO 3
KO 3
12-3-0

The tape

27
Age
35
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
72.4" / 184 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Tape record

UDUDKOKOUD
Form
KOKOKOKOUD
19
Wins
12
7
By KO
7
37
KO%
58
5
By SUB
3
26
SUB%
25
3
Loses
3
1
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2010
22
Bouts
15
48
Rounds
25
3 hours, 20 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 31 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

8
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
8
Tapology
-

Arman Tsarukyan vs Joaquim Silva report

Who won Tsarukyan vs Silva?

Arman Tsarukyan beat Joaquim Silva by knockout in the 3rd round during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night – Vettori vs. Cannonier, on Saturday 17th June 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

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 Silva stats

Arman Tsarukyan stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Joaquim Silva made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

This was Arman Tsarukyan's 11th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2019. Joaquim Silva marked his 11th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2015.

Arman Tsarukyan's UFC record stood at 9-2-0, while Joaquim Silva's came in at 6-5-0.

The stats suggested Silva had a large advantage in power over Tsarukyan, boasting a 58% knock out percentage over Tsarukyan's 37%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Tsarukyan had a slight advantage over Silva, with a 26% submission rate over Silva's 25%.

Arman Tsarukyan was the younger man by 8 years, at 27 years old.

Silva had a height advantage of 1 inch over Tsarukyan. Despite this, he had a 3-inch reach advantage.

Tsarukyan was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 years and 11 months later than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 21 more professional rounds, 55 to Silva's 34.

Tsarukyan vs Silva form

Tsarukyan had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Damir Ismagulov at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Joel Alvarez at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Christos Giagos at UFC Vegas 37 on 18th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He was victorious against Olivier Aubin Mercier at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.

Activity check

Tsarukyan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Silva's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Tsarukyan vs Silva?

Arman Tsarukyan was a 2/25 (-1200) favourite going into the contest, while Joaquim Silva made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.

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