Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Gafurov vs Silva?
Muin Gafurov beat Diego Silva by during the main event of LFA 144, on Friday 14th October 2022 at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Muin Gafurov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Gafurov vs Silva stats
Muin Gafurov stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Diego Silva made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Gafurov had a massive power advantage over Silva, boasting at 53% knock out percentage over Silva's 13%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Gafurov had a slight advantage over Silva, with a 41% submission rate over Silva's 40%.
Muin Gafurov was the younger man by 3 years, at 26 years old.
Gafurov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Silva.
Gafurov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 7 months later than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 21 less professional rounds, 34 to Silva's 55.
Gafurov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Silva's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Gafurov vs Silva?
Muin Gafurov was a 11/20 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Diego Silva made his way into the ring at 5/4 (+130) with oddsmakers.