Who won Harrison vs Morais?
Kayla Harrison beat Mariana Morais by knockout in the 1st round, during the co-main event of PFL 2021 #3, on Thursday 6th May 2021 at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Harrison vs Morais stats
Kayla Harrison stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Mariana Morais made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Harrison had advantage in power over Morais, with a 38% knock out percentage over Morais' 25%.
Kayla Harrison was the older man by 4 years, at 30 years old.
Harrison had a height advantage of 4 inches over Morais. Despite this, Morais had 1-inch reach advantage.
Harrison was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 6 year later than Morais, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 33 less professional rounds, 17 to Morais' 50.
Harrison vs Morais form
Harrison remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Larissa Pacheco on 31st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Bobbi Jo Dalziel on 11th October 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Morgan Frier on 11th July 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Before that, he had won against Larissa Pacheco on 9th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island.
He had beat Moriel Charneski on 31st December 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Harrison's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.