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Who won Werdum vs Gustafsson?
Fabr cio Werdum beat Alexander Gustafsson by submission in the 1st round during the main card of UFC Fight Island 3, on Saturday 25th July 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Werdum vs Gustafsson stats
Fabr cio Werdum stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 9 loses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.
Alexander Gustafsson made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Gustafsson had a massive power advantage over Werdum, boosting at 61% knock out percentage over Werdum's 26%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Werdum had a massive advantage over Gustafsson, boasting at 48% submission rate over Gustafsson's 17%.
Fabr cio Werdum was the older man by 9 years, at 45 years old.
Gustafsson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Werdum. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Werdum was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 5 years and 5 months earlier than Gustafsson, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 21 more professional rounds, 76 to Gustafsson's 55.
Werdum's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.
Gustafsson's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
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