Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Vera vs Aliakbari?
Amir Aliakbari beat Brandon Vera by during the main card of ONE Championship 164, on Saturday 3rd December 2022 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Amir Aliakbari.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Vera vs Aliakbari stats
Brandon Vera stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Amir Aliakbari made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Aliakbari had a slight advantage in power over Vera, with a 73% knock out percentage over Vera's 69%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Vera had a slight advantage over Aliakbari, with a 6% submission rate over Aliakbari's 0%.
Brandon Vera was the older man by 10 years, at 45 years old.
Aliakbari had a height advantage of 1 inch over Vera.
Vera was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 13 years and 3 months earlier than Aliakbari, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 31 more professional rounds, 52 to Aliakbari's 21.
Vera's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 9 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
Aliakbari's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Vera vs Aliakbari?
Brandon Vera was a 3/1 (+330) underdog going into the contest, while Amir Aliakbari made his way into the ring at 2/9 (-530) with oddsmakers.