Mar 09 2024
Saturday

Kaseya Center, Miami, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
21-2-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 29-28
  • 29-28
  • 29-28
UD 3
25-10-0

The tape

37
Age
31
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
77.2" / 196 cm
Reach
81.1" / 206 cm

Tape record

KOSDSDKOUD
Form
SDSUBKOKOSUB
21
Wins
25
13
By KO
14
62
KO%
56
3
By SUB
7
14
SUB%
28
2
Loses
10
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2015
23
Bouts
36
43
Rounds
78
2 hours, 46 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 26 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

-
UFC
13
5
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
11

Michael Page vs Kevin Holland report

Who won Page vs Holland?

Michael Page beat Kevin Holland by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 299, on Saturday 9th March 2024 at Kaseya Center in Miami.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the winner Michael Page.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Page vs Holland stats

Michael Page stepped into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Kevin Holland made his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

This was Michael Page's 2nd fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2024. Kevin Holland marked his 22nd fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2018.

Michael Page's UFC record stood at 1-1-0, while Kevin Holland's came in at 13-8-0.

The stats suggested Page had a slight advantage in power over Holland, with a 62% knock out percentage over Holland's 56%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Holland had an advantage over Page, with a 28% submission rate over Page's 14%.

Michael Page was the older man by 6 years, at 37 years old.

Holland had a 4-inch reach advantage.

Page was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 12 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 1 month earlier than Holland, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 33 less professional rounds, 49 to Holland's 82.

Page vs Holland form

Page had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Ross Houston at Bellator 248 on 10th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Previous to that, he had beaten Shinsho Anzai at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Gianni Melillo at Bellator London on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at SSE Arena, London, England.

Before that, he was victorious against Richard Kiely at Bellator 227 on 27th September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland.

He had lost to Douglas Lima at Bellator 221 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Allstate Arena, Rosemont, United States.

Holland had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had been beaten by Jack Della Maddalena at UFC Fight Night – Grasso vs. Shevchenko 2 on 16th September 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Michael Chiesa at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami.

Before that, he had been defeated by Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Amway Center, Orlando.

He had lost to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kevin Holland had been fighting more than Michael Page.

Going to this contest, Michael Page had last fought 3 years, 9 months and 8 days ago, while Kevin Holland's last outing had been 10 months and 2 days ago.

Page's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Holland's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Page vs Holland?

Michael Page was a 11/10 (+110) underdog going into the contest, while Kevin Holland made his way into the ring at 18/25 (-140) with oddsmakers.

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