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Who won Hernandez vs Moicano?
Renato Moicano beat Alexander Hernandez by submission in the 2nd round, during the main card of UFC 271, on Saturday 12th February 2022 at Toyota Center in Houston.
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).
Hernandez vs Moicano stats
Alexander Hernandez stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Renato Moicano made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Hernandez had a massive power advantage over Moicano, boasting at 46% knock out percentage over Moicano's 0%.
Alexander Hernandez was the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Moicano had a height advantage of 2 inches over Hernandez. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Hernandez was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 7 months later than Moicano, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 37 more professional rounds, 37 to Moicano's 0.
Hernandez vs Moicano form
Moicano remained undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Jai Herbert at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Damir Had ovi at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by submission in the 1st round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Chan Sung Jung at UFC on ESPN+ 12 on 22nd June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Jose Aldo at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil.
He had beat Cub Swanson at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Staples Center, Los Angeles, United States.
Hernandez's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Moicano's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.