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Who won Bautista vs Kelleher?
Mario Bautista beat Brian Kelleher by submission in the 1st round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot, on Saturday 25th June 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Bautista vs Kelleher stats
Mario Bautista stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Brian Kelleher made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Bautista and Kelleher have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Bautista and Kelleher would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Mario Bautista was the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.
Bautista had a height advantage of 3 inches over Kelleher. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Bautista was the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2017, 6 year and 2 months later than Kelleher, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 47 less professional rounds, 28 to Kelleher's 75.
Bautista vs Kelleher form
Brian Kelleher had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Umar Nurmagomedov at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kevin Croom at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Domingo Pilarte at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
Before that, he had been beaten by Ricky Simon at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Ray Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Kelleher's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
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