Bryan Battle
Battle
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Sep 23 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
AJ Fletcher
Fletcher
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9-2-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
10-2-0

The tape

29
Age
27
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
N/A
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm

Tape record

KOUDKOUDSUB
Form
SUBUDUDKOSUB
9
Wins
10
3
By KO
4
33
KO%
40
4
By SUB
5
44
SUB%
50
2
Loses
2
0
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2019
Debut
N/A
11
Bouts
12
21
Rounds
23
1 hours, 20 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 24 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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Bryan Battle vs AJ Fletcher report

Who won Battle vs Fletcher?

Bryan Battle beat AJ Fletcher by submission in the 2nd round during the main card of UFC Fight Night – Fiziev vs Gamrot, on Saturday 23rd September 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Battle vs Fletcher stats

Bryan Battle stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

AJ Fletcher made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.

The stats suggested Fletcher had a slight advantage in power over Battle, with a 40% knock out percentage over Battle's 33%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Fletcher had a slight advantage over Battle, with a 50% submission rate over Battle's 44%.

Bryan Battle was the older man by 2 years, at 29 years old.

Battle had a height advantage of 4 inches over Fletcher.

Battle was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 4 year and 7 months later than Fletcher, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 23 to Fletcher's 25.

Battle vs Fletcher form

Battle had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Gabe Green at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Rinat Fakhretdinov at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Takashi Sato at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat Tresean Gore at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Gilbert Urbina at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

Activity check

Battle's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Fletcher's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Battle vs Fletcher?

Bryan Battle was a 1/2 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while AJ Fletcher made his way into the ring at 17/10 (+170) with oddsmakers.

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