Jul 29 2023
Saturday

Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
18-6-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
24-9-0

The tape

36
Age
31
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
75.6" / 192 cm
Reach
81.1" / 206 cm

Tape record

UDSUBUDUDUD
Form
KOKOSUBSUBKO
18
Wins
24
0
By KO
14
0
KO%
58
11
By SUB
6
61
SUB%
25
6
Loses
9
1
Stopped
1
4
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2015
24
Bouts
34
51
Rounds
74
3 hours, 28 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 8 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

12
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
13
Tapology
15

Michael Chiesa vs Kevin Holland report

Who won Chiesa vs Holland?

Kevin Holland beat Michael Chiesa by submission in the 1st round during the main card of UFC 291, on Saturday 29th July 2023 at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City.

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).

Chiesa vs Holland stats

Michael Chiesa stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws and 11 by submission.

Kevin Holland made his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.

The stats suggested Holland had a massive power advantage over Chiesa, boosting at 58% knock out percentage over Chiesa's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Chiesa had a massive advantage over Holland, boasting at 61% submission rate over Holland's 25%.

Michael Chiesa was the older man by 5 years, at 36 years old.

Holland had a height advantage of 2 inches over Chiesa. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Chiesa was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2008, 6 years and 7 months earlier than Holland, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 31 less professional rounds, 47 to Holland's 78.

Chiesa vs Holland form

Holland had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Amway Center, Orlando.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Tim Means at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett on 18th June 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Moody Center, Austin.

He had beat Alex Oliveira at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Chiesa's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 4 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.

Holland's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Chiesa vs Holland?

Michael Chiesa was a 5/4 (+130) underdog going into the contest, while Kevin Holland made his way into the ring at 16/25 (-160) with oddsmakers.

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