Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Zhumagulov vs Rivera?
Zhalgas Zhumagulov beat Jerome Rivera by submission in the 1st round, during the prelims of UFC 264, on Saturday 10th July 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Zhumagulov vs Rivera stats
Zhalgas Zhumagulov stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Jerome Rivera made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Zhumagulov had a massive power advantage over Rivera, boasting at 46% knock out percentage over Rivera's 0%.
Zhalgas Zhumagulov was the older man by 6 years, at 33 years old.
Rivera had a height advantage of 6 inches over Zhumagulov. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Zhumagulov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 5 months later than Rivera, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 27 more professional rounds, 58 to Rivera's 31.