Aug 04 2018
Saturday

Staples Center, Los Angeles, United States

UFC 227
5 rounds contest @ Flyweight
12-2-0
SD 5
SD 5
27-2-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Flyweight Championship

The tape

35
Age
35
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 3" / 161 cm
67.3" / 171 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm

Tape record

Form
12
Wins
27
5
By KO
5
42
KO%
19
0
By SUB
11
0
SUB%
41
2
Loses
2
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
N/A
Debut
N/A
14
Bouts
30
31
Rounds
91
2 hours, 20 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 50 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Henry Cejudo vs Demetrious Johnson report

Who won Cejudo vs Johnson?

Henry Cejudo beat Demetrious Johnson by split decision in their 5 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC 227, on Saturday 4th August 2018 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Henry Cejudo.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

This contest was for the UFC flyweight championship.

Cejudo vs Johnson stats

Henry Cejudo stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Demetrious Johnson made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 11 by submission.

The stats suggested Cejudo had a large advantage in power over Johnson, boasting at 42% knock out percentage over Johnson's 19%.

Henry Cejudo was the same age as Demetrious Johnson, at 35 years old.

Cejudo had a height advantage of 1 inch over Johnson. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Cejudo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 less fights. He had fought 64 less professional rounds, 42 to Johnson's 106.

Cejudo vs Johnson form

Cejudo had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Marlon Moraes at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at United Center, Chicago, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated T. J. Dillashaw at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.

Going into that contest, he had beat Demetrious Johnson at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by split decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Staples Center, Los Angeles.

Before that, he had won against Sergio Pettis at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit.

He had beat Wilson Reis at UFC 215 on 9th September 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.

Activity check

Cejudo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Johnson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.

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