Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Usman vs Anjos?
Kamaru Usman beat Rafael dos Anjos by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale, on Friday 30th November 2018 at The Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kamaru Usman.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Usman vs Anjos stats
Kamaru Usman stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Rafael dos Anjos made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggested Usman had a large advantage in power over Anjos, boasting at 46% knock out percentage over Anjos' 18%.
Kamaru Usman was the younger man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Usman had a height advantage of 4 inches over Anjos. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.
Usman was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 24 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 8 year and 2 months later than Anjos, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 61 less professional rounds, 63 to Anjos' 124.
Usman's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Anjos' last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.