Feb 03 2024
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
17-5-0
KO 1
KO 1
19-4-0

The tape

34
Age
40
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
69.7" / 177 cm

Tape record

UDSUBUDSDUD
Form
UDKOKOUDSD
17
Wins
19
6
By KO
13
35
KO%
68
5
By SUB
2
29
SUB%
11
5
Loses
4
2
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2011
22
Bouts
23
49
Rounds
38
3 hours, 22 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 27 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

-
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
15
Tapology
-

Randy Brown vs Muslim Salikhov report

Who won Brown vs Salikhov?

Randy Brown beat Muslim Salikhov by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 3rd February 2024 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).

Brown vs Salikhov stats

Randy Brown stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Muslim Salikhov made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

This was Randy Brown's 18th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2016. Muslim Salikhov marked his 11th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2017.

Randy Brown's UFC record stood at 13-5-0, while Muslim Salikhov's came in at 7-4-0.

The stats suggested Salikhov had a massive power advantage over Brown, boasting a 68% knock out percentage over Brown's 35%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Brown had an advantage over Salikhov, with a 29% submission rate over Salikhov's 11%.

Randy Brown was the younger man by 6 years, at 34 years old.

Brown had a height advantage of 4 inches over Salikhov. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Brown was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 years and 9 months later than Salikhov, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 53 to Salikhov's 42.

Brown vs Salikhov form

Randy Brown had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Wellington Turman at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Jack Della Maddalena at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by submission in the 1st round at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Khaos Williams at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He was victorious against Jared Gooden at UFC Vegas 39 on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Salikhov had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had been beaten by Nicolas Dalby at UFC Fight Night – Vettori vs. Cannonier on 17th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Andre Fialho at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Jingliang Li at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York.

Before that, he had beaten Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

He had defeated Laureano Staropoli at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Randy Brown had been fighting more than Muslim Salikhov.

Going to this contest, Randy Brown had last fought 1 year and 26 days ago, while Muslim Salikhov's last outing had been 1 year, 1 month and 3 days ago.

Brown's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Salikhov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Brown vs Salikhov?

Randy Brown was a 9/25 (-280) favourite going into the contest, while Muslim Salikhov made his way into the ring at 9/4 (+230) with oddsmakers.

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