Aug 17 2019
Saturday

Honda Center, Anaheim, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Gabriel Benitez
Benitez
Mexico flag
9-1-0
KO 1
KO 1
21-6-0

The tape

31
Age
35
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

UDKOUDKOKO
Form
KOUDUDSUBKO
9
Wins
21
5
By KO
7
56
KO%
33
0
By SUB
10
0
SUB%
48
1
Loses
6
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2007
10
Bouts
27
20
Rounds
52
1 hours, 20 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 10 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Sodiq Yusuff vs Gabriel Benitez report

Who won Yusuff vs Benítez?

Sodiq Yusuff beat Gabriel Benitez by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of UFC 241, on Saturday 17th August 2019 at Honda Center in Anaheim.

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 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 10 by submission.

This was Sodiq Yusuff's 9th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2018.

Sodiq Yusuff's UFC record stood at 6-3-0, while Gabriel Benitez's came in at 7-7-0.

The stats suggested Yusuff had a large advantage in power over Benitez, boasting a 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, boasting a 48% submission rate over Yusuff's 0%.

Sodiq Yusuff was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.

Yusuff had a height advantage of 1 inch over Benitez. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Yusuff was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 8 years and 8 months later than Benitez, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 28 less professional rounds, 37 to Benitez's 65.

Activity check

Yusuff's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

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