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Who won Allen vs Murrietta?
Brendan Allen beat Moses Murrietta by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of LFA 61, on Friday 22nd February 2019 at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Brendan Allen.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Allen vs Murrietta stats
Brendan Allen stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Moses Murrietta made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Murrietta had a massive power advantage over Allen, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Allen's 40%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Allen had a massive advantage over Murrietta, boasting at 60% submission rate over Murrietta's 0%.
Brendan Allen was the younger man by 7 years, at 27 years old.
Allen had a height advantage of 1 inch over Murrietta. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Allen was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 11 months later than Murrietta, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 33 more professional rounds, 60 to Murrietta's 27.
Allen vs Murrietta form
Brendan Allen had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Bruno Silva at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by in the 1st round at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat André Muniz at UFC Fight Night – Krylov vs Spann on 25th February 2023 by in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Jacob Malkoun at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
He had defeated Sam Alvey at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Allen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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