Melsik Baghdasaryan
Baghdasaryan
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Nov 06 2021
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Bruno Souza
Souza
6-1-0
UD 3
UD 3
10-1-0

The tape

32
Age
28
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

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Form
UDSDKOSDOthers
6
Wins
10
5
By KO
1
83
KO%
10
0
By SUB
2
0
SUB%
20
1
Loses
1
0
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2016
7
Bouts
11
10
Rounds
31
24 minutes, 18 seconds
Fight Time
2 hours, 22 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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Melsik Baghdasaryan vs Bruno Souza report

Who won Baghdasaryan vs Souza?

Melsik Baghdasaryan beat Bruno Souza by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 268, on Saturday 6th November 2021 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Melsik Baghdasaryan.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Baghdasaryan vs Souza stats

Melsik Baghdasaryan stepped into the octagon with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Bruno Souza made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Melsik Baghdasaryan's UFC record stood at 3-1-0, while Bruno Souza's came in at 0-2-0.

The stats suggested Baghdasaryan had a massive power advantage over Souza, boasting a 83% knock out percentage over Souza's 10%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Souza had an advantage over Baghdasaryan, with a 20% submission rate over Baghdasaryan's 0%.

Melsik Baghdasaryan was the older man by 4 years, at 32 years old.

Baghdasaryan had a height advantage of 2 inches over Souza. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Baghdasaryan was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 years and 2 months earlier than Souza, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 19 less professional rounds, 18 to Souza's 37.

Baghdasaryan vs Souza form

Souza had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1opponent and going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Javier Garcia at LFA 114 on 27th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their LFA Featherweight championship fight at The Factory at the District, St. Louis, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Elijah Johns at LFA 102 on 19th March 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Grand Casino Hotel & Resort, Shawnee.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Guilherme Santos at LFA 95 on 20th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hartman Arena, Park City.

Before that, he was victorious against Kamuela Kirk at LFA 84 on 10th July 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.

He had won against Mike Hamel at LFA 72 on 26th July 2019 by split decision in the 3rd round at Comerica Theatre, Phoenix.

Activity check

Souza's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

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