Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Weidman vs Akhmedov?
Chris Weidman beat Omari Akhmedov by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC Vegas 6, on Saturday 8th August 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Chris Weidman.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Weidman vs Akhmedov stats
Chris Weidman stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Omari Akhmedov made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Weidman had a slight advantage in power over Akhmedov, with a 43% knock out percentage over Akhmedov's 35%.
Chris Weidman was the older man by 4 years, at 37 years old.
Weidman had a height advantage of 2 inches over Akhmedov. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Weidman was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 11 months earlier than Akhmedov, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 45 to Akhmedov's 54.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Omari Akhmedov had been fighting more than Chris Weidman.
Going to this contest, Chris Weidman had last fought 1 year, 10 months and 30 days ago, while Omari Akhmedov's last outing had been 1 year, 1 month and 9 days ago.
Weidman's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Akhmedov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.