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Who won Anjos vs Moicano?
Rafael dos Anjos beat Renato Moicano by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC 272, on Saturday 5th March 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 50-44, 49-44, 49-45 in favor of winner Rafael dos Anjos.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Anjos vs Moicano division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Anjos vs Moicano stats
Rafael dos Anjos stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Renato Moicano made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Anjos had advantage in power over Moicano, with a 17% knock out percentage over Moicano's 0%.
Rafael dos Anjos was the older man by 4 years, at 37 years old.
Moicano had a height advantage of 3 inches over Anjos. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Anjos was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 43 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 5 years and 5 months earlier than Moicano, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 124 more professional rounds, 124 to Moicano's 0.
Anjos vs Moicano form
Rafael dos Anjos had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Paul Felder at UFC Vegas 14 on 14th November 2020 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Michael Chiesa at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at PNC Arena, Raleigh.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Leon Edwards at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
Before that, he had defeated Kevin Lee at UFC on ESPN+ 10 on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in the 4th round at Blue Cross Arena, Rochester.
He had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale on 30th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Pearl at the Palms, Las Vegas.
Moicano remained undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Alexander Hernandez at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jai Herbert at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Damir Had ovi at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by submission in the 1st round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.
Before that, he had lost to Chan Sung Jung at UFC on ESPN+ 12 on 22nd June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville, United States.
He had been beaten by Jose Aldo at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Renato Moicano had been fighting more than Rafael dos Anjos.
Going to this contest, Rafael dos Anjos had last fought 1 year, 7 months and 11 days ago, while Renato Moicano's last outing had been 4 months and 13 days ago.
Anjos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
Moicano's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.