Current rankings @ Featherweight
Shane Burgos vs Marlon Moraes preview
When is Burgos vs Moraes?
Shane Burgos could potentially square off against Marlon Moraes, in Early 2023.
The fight would be scheduled for 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Burgos vs Moraes stats
Shane Burgos would step into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Marlon Moraes would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 12 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggest Moraes would have a slight advantage in power over Burgos, with a 43% knock out percentage over Burgos' 33%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Burgos would have a slight advantage over Moraes, with a 33% submission rate over Moraes' 26%.
Shane Burgos is the younger man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Burgos has a height advantage of 5 inches over Moraes. This also extends to a 9-inch reach advantage.
Burgos is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 year and 3 months later than Moraes, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 31 less professional rounds, 40 to Moraes' 71.
Burgos vs Moraes form
Shane Burgos has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Olivier Aubin Mercier at PFL 3 on 14th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Charles Jourdain at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York.
Going into that contest, he had beat Billy Quarantillo at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Before that, he had been beaten by Edson Barboza at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston.
He had lost to Josh Emmett at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Moraes has lost to all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Brendan Loughnane at PFL 1 on 1st April 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at The Theater - Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sheymon Moraes at PFL 2022 #10 -World Championship on 25th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Yadong Song at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Merab Dvalishvili at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Rob Font at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Marlon Moraes has been fighting more than Shane Burgos.
Shane Burgos last fought 1 month and 20 days ago, while Marlon Moraes' last outing was 2 months and 2 days ago.
Burgos' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Moraes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Burgos vs Moraes?
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