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Who won Yusuff vs Benítez?
Sodiq Yusuff beat Gabriel Benitez by during the main card of UFC 241, on Saturday 17th August 2019 at Honda Center in Anaheim.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sodiq Yusuff.
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).
Yusuff vs Benítez stats
Sodiq Yusuff stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Gabriel Benitez made his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggested Yusuff had a large advantage in power over Benitez, boasting at 56% knock out percentage over Benitez's 33%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Benitez had a massive advantage over Yusuff, boosting at 48% submission rate over Yusuff's 0%.
Sodiq Yusuff was the younger man by 5 years, at 30 years old.
Yusuff had a height advantage of 1 inch over Benitez. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Yusuff was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 8 year and 8 months later than Benitez, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 26 less professional rounds, 36 to Benitez's 62.
Yusuff's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 6 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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