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Who won Vettori vs Hermansson?
Marvin Vettori beat Jack Hermansson by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC Vegas 16, on Saturday 5th December 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Marvin Vettori.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Vettori vs Hermansson stats
Marvin Vettori stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Jack Hermansson made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Hermansson had a massive power advantage over Vettori, boosting at 52% knock out percentage over Vettori's 13%.
Marvin Vettori was the younger man by 5 years, at 28 years old.
Hermansson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Vettori. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Vettori was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year later than Hermansson, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 10 less professional rounds, 57 to Hermansson's 67.
Vettori vs Hermansson form
Marvin Vettori had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Israel Adesanya at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jack Hermansson at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Karl Roberson at UFC Vegas 2 on 13th June 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Cezar Ferreira at UFC on ESPN+ 13 on 13th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Golden1 Center, Sacramento.
He had been beaten by Israel Adesanya at UFC on FOX 29 on 14th April 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Jack Hermansson had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Island 2 on 18th July 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had lost to Jared Cannonier at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ronaldo Souza at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.
Before that, he had defeated David Branch at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.
He had been beaten by Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night 119 on 28th October 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Marvin Vettori had been fighting more than Jack Hermansson.
Going to this contest, Marvin Vettori had last fought 11 months and 5 days ago, while Jack Hermansson's last outing had been 1 year, 9 months and 29 days ago.
Vettori's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Hermansson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.