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Who won Cejudo vs Moraes?
Henry Cejudo beat Marlon Moraes by , during the main event of UFC 238, on Saturday 8th June 2019 at United Center in Chicago.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Henry Cejudo.
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 ring with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Marlon Moraes made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Moraes had a slight advantage in power over Cejudo, with a 45% knock out percentage over Cejudo's 43%.
Henry Cejudo was the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Moraes had a height advantage of 2 inches over Cejudo. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Cejudo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 year and 10 months later than Moraes, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 21 less professional rounds, 42 to Moraes' 63.
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 3 years, 1 month and 13 days ago, while Marlon Moraes' last outing had been 2 years, 7 months and 15 days ago.
Cejudo's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.
Moraes' last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.