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Who won Gafurov vs Sousa?
Muin Gafurov beat Herbeth Sousa by during the main event of LFA 134, on Friday 10th June 2022 at Bell County Expo Center in Belton.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Muin Gafurov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Gafurov vs Sousa stats
Muin Gafurov stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Herbeth Sousa made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggested Gafurov had a massive power advantage over Sousa, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Sousa's 13%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sousa had a large advantage over Gafurov, boosting at 67% submission rate over Gafurov's 44%.
Muin Gafurov was the younger man by 2 years, at 27 years old.
Gafurov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Sousa.
Gafurov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 11 months later than Sousa, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 41 to Sousa's 31.
Gafurov vs Sousa form
Muin Gafurov had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to John Castaneda at UFC Fight Night – Kara-France vs. Albazi on 3rd June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Diego Silva at LFA 144 on 14th October 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round in their LFA Bantamweight championship fight at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.
Going into that contest, he had beat Herbeth Sousa at LFA 134 on 10th June 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Bell County Expo Center, Belton.
Before that, he had been beaten by John Lineker at ONE Championship – Dawn of Valor on 25th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia.
He had defeated Leandro Issa at ONE Championship – Kingdom of Heroes on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Impact Arena, Bangkok, Thailand.
Gafurov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
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