Cody Durden
Durden
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Apr 29 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
Charles Johnson
Johnson
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14-4-0
UD 3
UD 3
13-4-0

The tape

33
Age
33
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm

Tape record

UDKOSUBUDSUB
Form
SDKOSDUDKO
14
Wins
13
6
By KO
6
43
KO%
46
5
By SUB
3
36
SUB%
23
4
Loses
4
0
Stopped
0
3
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2016
19
Bouts
17
33
Rounds
43
2 hours, 6 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 10 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Cody Durden vs Charles Johnson report

Who won Durden vs Johnson?

Cody Durden beat Charles Johnson by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Song vs. Simon, on Saturday 29th April 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Cody Durden.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Durden vs Johnson stats

Cody Durden stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 4 losses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Charles Johnson made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

Charles Johnson marked his 8th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2022.

Cody Durden's UFC record stood at 5-3-1, while Charles Johnson's came in at 4-4-0.

The stats suggested Johnson had a slight advantage in power over Durden, with a 46% knock out percentage over Durden's 43%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Durden had an advantage over Johnson, with a 36% submission rate over Johnson's 23%.

Cody Durden was the same age as Charles Johnson, at 33 years old.

Johnson had a height advantage of 2 inches over Durden. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Durden's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Johnson's, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 months earlier than Johnson, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 14 less professional rounds, 41 to Johnson's 55.

Durden vs Johnson form

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

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Ode Osbourne at UFC Fight Night – Krylov vs Spann on 25th February 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Jimmy Flick at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by knockout in the 1st round.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Zhalgas Zhumagulov at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak on 19th November 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Muhammad Mokaev at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

He had defeated Carlos Mota at LFA 122 on 21st January 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their LFA Flyweight championship fight at The Factory at the District, St. Louis, United States.

Activity check

Durden's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Johnson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Durden vs Johnson?

Cody Durden was a 23/20 (+110) underdog going into the contest, while Charles Johnson made his way into the ring at 71/100 (-140) with oddsmakers.

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