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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 octagon 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 cage 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%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Vettori had a massive advantage over Hermansson, boasting at 60% submission rate over Hermansson's 29%.
Marvin Vettori was the younger man by 5 years, at 29 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 fewer 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, 60 to Hermansson's 70.
Vettori vs Hermansson form
Jack Hermansson had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated 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 been beaten by 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 defeated 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 beat David Branch at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.
He had lost to Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night 119 on 28th October 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Hermansson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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