Who won Cerrone vs Morono?
Alex Morono beat Donald Cerrone by , during the co-main event of UFC Vegas 26, on Saturday 8th May 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alex Morono.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Cerrone vs Morono stats
Donald Cerrone stepped into the ring with a record of 36 wins, 15 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 17 by submission.
Alex Morono made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested that Cerrone and Morono have similar power, both with a 28% knock out percentage.
Donald Cerrone was the older man by 8 years, at 38 years old.
Cerrone had a height advantage of 2 inches over Morono. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Cerrone was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 26 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 4 years and 9 months earlier than Morono, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 59 more professional rounds, 112 to Morono's 53.
Cerrone vs Morono form
Donald Cerrone had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he Niko Price at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Conor McGregor at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Justin Gaethje at UFC on ESPN+ 16 on 14th September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Before that, he had been beaten by Tony Ferguson at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at United Center, Chicago, United States.
He had won against Al Iaquinta at UFC on ESPN+ 9 on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Canada.
Cerrone's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.