Aug 07 2021
Saturday

Toyota Center, Houston, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
29-7-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 30-27
  • 30-27
  • 30-27
UD 3
19-5-0

The tape

37
Age
37
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
65" / 165 cm

Tape record

Form
29
Wins
19
17
By KO
5
59
KO%
26
1
By SUB
8
3
SUB%
42
7
Loses
5
4
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2004
Debut
2009
36
Bouts
25
94
Rounds
56
6 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 7 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

5
UFC
9
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
7

Jose Aldo vs Pedro Munhoz report

Who won Aldo vs Munhoz?

Jose Aldo beat Pedro Munhoz by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC 265, on Saturday 7th August 2021 at Toyota Center in Houston.

The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 in favor of the winner Jose Aldo.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Aldo vs Munhoz stats

Jose Aldo stepped into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Pedro Munhoz made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

This was Jose Aldo's 21st fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2011.

Jose Aldo's UFC record stood at 14-7-0, while Pedro Munhoz's came in at 10-9-0.

The stats suggested Aldo had a massive power advantage over Munhoz, boasting a 59% knock out percentage over Munhoz's 26%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Munhoz had a massive advantage over Aldo, boasting a 42% submission rate over Aldo's 3%.

Jose Aldo was the same age as Pedro Munhoz, at 37 years old.

Aldo had a height advantage of 1 inch over Munhoz. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Aldo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 4 years and 7 months earlier than Munhoz, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 35 more professional rounds, 108 to Munhoz's 73.

Aldo vs Munhoz form

Aldo had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Marlon Vera at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Petr Yan at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Marlon Moraes at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 237 on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He had beaten Renato Moicano at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza.

Munhoz had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jose Aldo at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Frankie Edgar at UFC Vegas 7 on 22nd August 2020 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Cody Garbrandt at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Bryan Caraway at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale on 30th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at The Pearl at the Palms, Las Vegas.

He had won against Rob Font at UFC Fight Night 119 on 28th October 2017 by submission in the 1st round at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jose Aldo had been fighting more than Pedro Munhoz.

Going to this contest, Jose Aldo had last fought 3 years, 6 months and 23 days ago, while Pedro Munhoz's last outing had been 2 years, 11 months and 5 days ago.

Aldo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Munhoz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

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