Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Askarov vs Moreno?
Askar Askarov drew with Brandon Moreno by split draw in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 17, on Saturday 21st September 2019 at Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City.
The scorecards were announced as , meaning it was a split draw.
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).
Askarov vs Moreno stats
Askar Askarov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Brandon Moreno made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggested Askarov had a large advantage in power over Moreno, boasting at 36% knock out percentage over Moreno's 13%.
Askar Askarov was the older man by 1 year, at 28 years old.
Moreno had a height advantage of 1 inch over Askarov. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Askarov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 year and 2 months later than Moreno, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 25 less professional rounds, 37 to Moreno's 62.
Moreno's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.5 rounds on average.