Joshua Culibao
Culibao
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Feb 11 2023
Saturday

RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Melsik Baghdasaryan
Baghdasaryan
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10-1-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
7-1-0

The tape

30
Age
32
5' 10" / 177 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

SDUDSDKOKO
Form
UDKOUDKOKO
10
Wins
7
5
By KO
5
50
KO%
71
0
By SUB
0
0
SUB%
0
1
Loses
1
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
1
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2014
12
Bouts
8
34
Rounds
13
2 hours, 32 minutes
Fight Time
39 minutes, 18 seconds

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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Joshua Culibao vs Melsik Baghdasaryan report

Who won Culibao vs Baghdasaryan?

Joshua Culibao beat Melsik Baghdasaryan by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC 284, on Saturday 11th February 2023 at RAC Arena in Perth.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Culibao vs Baghdasaryan stats

Joshua Culibao stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Melsik Baghdasaryan made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out.

Joshua Culibao's UFC record stood at 3-3-1, while Melsik Baghdasaryan's came in at 3-1-0.

The stats suggested Baghdasaryan had a large advantage in power over Culibao, boasting a 71% knock out percentage over Culibao's 50%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Culibao and Baghdasaryan would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.

Joshua Culibao was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Culibao had a height advantage of 1 inch over Baghdasaryan. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Culibao was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 10 months later than Baghdasaryan, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 24 more professional rounds, 42 to Baghdasaryan's 18.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Melsik Baghdasaryan had been fighting more than Joshua Culibao.

Going to this contest, Joshua Culibao had last fought 3 years and 27 days ago, while Melsik Baghdasaryan's last outing had been 2 years, 10 months and 18 days ago.

What were the odds on Culibao vs Baghdasaryan?

Joshua Culibao was a 87/100 (-110) favourite going into the contest, while Melsik Baghdasaryan made his way into the ring at 19/20 (-110) with oddsmakers.

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