Jun 08 2019
Saturday

United Center, Chicago, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
14-2-0
KO 3
KO 3
22-5-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Bantamweight Championship

The tape

37
Age
36
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
67.3" / 171 cm
Reach
66.5" / 169 cm

Tape record

KOSDUDKOSD
Form
SUBKOKOSDSD
14
Wins
22
6
By KO
10
43
KO%
45
0
By SUB
6
0
SUB%
27
2
Loses
5
1
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
1
N/A
Debut
2007
16
Bouts
28
37
Rounds
54
2 hours, 46 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 28 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Henry Cejudo vs Marlon Moraes report

Who won Cejudo vs Moraes?

Henry Cejudo beat Marlon Moraes by knockout in the 3rd round during the main event of UFC 238, on Saturday 8th June 2019 at United Center in Chicago.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

This contest was for the UFC Bantamweight championship.

Cejudo vs Moraes stats

Henry Cejudo stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Marlon Moraes made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 5 losses and 1 draw, 10 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

Henry Cejudo's UFC record stood at 10-4-0, while Marlon Moraes' came in at 5-6-0.

The stats suggested Moraes had a slight advantage in power over Cejudo, with a 45% knock out percentage over Cejudo's 43%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Moraes had a large advantage over Cejudo, boasting a 27% submission rate over Cejudo's 0%.

Henry Cejudo was the older man by 1 year, at 37 years old.

Moraes had a height advantage of 2 inches over Cejudo. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Cejudo was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 12 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 17 years and 2 months earlier than Moraes, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 22 less professional rounds, 50 to Moraes' 72.

Cejudo vs Moraes form

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

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against 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 beaten 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 defeated 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 was victorious 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 won against Wilson Reis at UFC 215 on 9th September 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.

Marlon Moraes had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Cory Sandhagen at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Jose Aldo at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Henry Cejudo at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at United Center, Chicago.

He had defeated Raphael Assuncao at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Marlon Moraes had been fighting more than Henry Cejudo.

Going to this contest, Henry Cejudo had last fought 5 years, 1 month and 4 days ago, while Marlon Moraes' last outing had been 3 years, 6 months and 23 days ago.

Cejudo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Moraes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

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