Dec 16 2023
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
Cody Durden
Durden
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14-2-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
16-4-0

The tape

32
Age
33
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm

Tape record

SUBUDSDUDSUB
Form
UDUDUDKOSUB
14
Wins
16
1
By KO
6
7
KO%
38
7
By SUB
5
50
SUB%
31
2
Loses
4
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
3
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
2016
16
Bouts
21
40
Rounds
39
3 hours, 3 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 36 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

12
UFC
15
-
Bellator
-
10
Tapology
13

Tagir Ulanbekov vs Cody Durden report

Who won Ulanbekov vs Durden?

Tagir Ulanbekov beat Cody Durden by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC 296, on Saturday 16th December 2023 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Ulanbekov vs Durden stats

Tagir Ulanbekov stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Cody Durden made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 4 losses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

Tagir Ulanbekov's UFC record stood at 4-1-0, while Cody Durden's came in at 5-3-1.

The stats suggested Durden had a massive power advantage over Ulanbekov, boasting a 38% knock out percentage over Ulanbekov's 7%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Ulanbekov had an advantage over Durden, with a 50% submission rate over Durden's 31%.

Tagir Ulanbekov was the younger man by 1 year, at 32 years old.

Ulanbekov had a 3-inch reach advantage.

Ulanbekov was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Durden, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 42 to Durden's 41.

Ulanbekov vs Durden form

Durden had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Jake Hadley at UFC Fight Night – Sandhagen vs. Font on 5th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Charles Johnson at UFC Fight Night – Song vs. Simon on 29th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Carlos Mota at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against JP Buys at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Muhammad Mokaev at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Activity check

Ulanbekov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

Durden's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Ulanbekov vs Durden?

Tagir Ulanbekov was a 57/100 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Cody Durden made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.

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