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Belal Muhammad vs Sean Brady report
Who won Muhammad vs Brady?
Belal Muhammad beat Sean Brady by during the prelims of UFC 280, on Saturday 22nd October 2022 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Belal Muhammad.
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).
Muhammad vs Brady stats
Belal Muhammad stepped into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Sean Brady made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Brady had a slight advantage in power over Muhammad, with a 20% knock out percentage over Muhammad's 19%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Brady had a large advantage over Muhammad, boosting at 27% submission rate over Muhammad's 5%.
Belal Muhammad was the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Muhammad had a height advantage of 1 inch over Brady. Despite this, Brady had 1-inch reach advantage.
Muhammad was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 11 months earlier than Brady, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 39 more professional rounds, 79 to Brady's 40.
Muhammad vs Brady form
Muhammad had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Sean Brady at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had won against Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Before that, he had defeated Demian Maia at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
He had defeated Leon Edwards at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Muhammad's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Muhammad vs Brady?
Belal Muhammad was a 11/10 (+110) underdog going into the contest, while Sean Brady made his way into the ring at 18/25 (-140) with oddsmakers.
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