Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Brown vs Williams?
Randy Brown beat Khaos Williams by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 274, on Saturday 7th May 2022 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 28-29 in favor of winner Randy Brown.
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 Williams stats
Randy Brown stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Khaos Williams made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Williams had advantage in power over Brown, with a 54% knock out percentage over Brown's 43%.
Randy Brown was the older man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Brown had a height advantage of 3 inches over Williams. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Brown was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 years and 11 months earlier than Williams, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 7 more professional rounds, 42 to Williams' 35.
Brown vs Williams form
Brown had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated 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.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alex Oliveira at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Vicente Luque at UFC Vegas 5 on 1st August 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Bryan Barberena at UFC on ESPN+ 12 on 22nd June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville.
He had lost to Niko Price at UFC Fight Night 133 on 14th July 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at CenturyLink Arena, Boise.
Brown's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Williams' last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.