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Who won Volkanovski vs Hirota?
Alexander Volkanovski beat Mizuto Hirota by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night 110, on Saturday 10th June 2017 at Vector Arena in Auckland.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alexander Volkanovski.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Volkanovski vs Hirota stats
Alexander Volkanovski stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Mizuto Hirota made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 7 loses and 2 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Volkanovski had a slight advantage in power over Hirota, with a 64% knock out percentage over Hirota's 56%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Volkanovski had a large advantage over Hirota, boasting at 21% submission rate over Hirota's 0%.
Alexander Volkanovski was the younger man by 7 years, at 35 years old.
Hirota had a height advantage of 1 inch over Volkanovski. Despite this, he had 5-inch reach advantage.
Volkanovski was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 12 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 year and 3 months later than Hirota, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 80 to Hirota's 75.
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