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Henry Cejudo vs Brandon Moreno preview
When is Cejudo vs Moreno?
Henry Cejudo could potentially take on Brandon Moreno, in Late 2023.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Cejudo vs Moreno stats
Henry Cejudo would step into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Brandon Moreno would make his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 6 loses and 2 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 11 by submission.
The stats suggest Cejudo would have a large advantage in power over Moreno, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Moreno's 24%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Moreno would have a massive advantage over Cejudo, boosting at 52% submission rate over Cejudo's 0%.
Henry Cejudo is the older man by 7 years, at 36 years old.
Moreno has a height advantage of 3 inches over Cejudo. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Cejudo is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 12 years and 1 month earlier than Moreno, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 29 less professional rounds, 47 to Moreno's 76.
Cejudo vs Moreno form
Cejudo has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he lost to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that 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.
Before that, he had beat 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.
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.
Moreno has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had won against Kai Kara France at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round in their championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim.
Before that, he had defeated Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
He had drawn with Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by majority draw in their 5 round contest in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Brandon Moreno has been fighting more than Henry Cejudo.
Henry Cejudo last fought 24 days ago, while Brandon Moreno's last outing was 4 months and 9 days ago.
Cejudo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Moreno's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Cejudo vs Moreno?
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