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Who won Borralho vs Magomedov?
Caio Borralho beat Abusupiyan Magomedov by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night – Almeida vs. Lewis, on Saturday 4th November 2023 at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo.
The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of winner Caio Borralho.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Borralho vs Magomedov stats
Caio Borralho stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Abusupiyan Magomedov made his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Magomedov had a large advantage in power over Borralho, boosting at 56% knock out percentage over Borralho's 29%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Borralho had a slight advantage over Magomedov, with a 29% submission rate over Magomedov's 24%.
Caio Borralho was the younger man by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Magomedov had a height advantage of 4 inches over Borralho. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Borralho was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 year and 9 months later than Magomedov, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 16 less professional rounds, 36 to Magomedov's 52.
Borralho vs Magomedov form
Magomedov had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Sean Strickland at UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov on 1st July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Dustin Stoltzfus at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Louis Taylor at PFL 2018 #11 on 31st December 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Before that, he had beat Sadibou Sy at PFL 2018 #10 on 20th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Entertainment and Sports Arena, Washington D.C..
He had drawn with Gasan Umalatov at PFL 2018 #10 on 20th October 2018 by majority draw in their 2 round contest at Entertainment and Sports Arena.
Borralho's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Magomedov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Borralho vs Magomedov?
Caio Borralho was a 4/11 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while Abusupiyan Magomedov made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.