Joseph Holmes
Holmes
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May 06 2023
Saturday

Prudential Center, Newark, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
Claudio Ribeiro
Ribeiro
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8-3-0
KO 2
KO 2
10-3-0

The tape

Age
31
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
79.5" / 202 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Tape record

SUBSUBUDKOSUB
Form
KOKOKOKOKO
8
Wins
10
2
By KO
10
25
KO%
100
6
By SUB
0
75
SUB%
0
3
Loses
3
0
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2019
Debut
2017
11
Bouts
13
19
Rounds
21
1 hours, 10 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 7 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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Joseph Holmes vs Claudio Ribeiro report

Who won Holmes vs Ribeiro?

Claudio Ribeiro beat Joseph Holmes by knockout in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC 288, on Saturday 6th May 2023 at Prudential Center in Newark.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Holmes vs Ribeiro stats

Joseph Holmes stepped into the octagon with a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Claudio Ribeiro made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by knock out.

Joseph Holmes' UFC record stood at 1-3-0, while Claudio Ribeiro's came in at 1-3-0.

The stats suggested Ribeiro had a massive power advantage over Holmes, boasting a 100% knock out percentage over Holmes' 25%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Holmes had a massive advantage over Ribeiro, boasting a 75% submission rate over Ribeiro's 0%.

Joseph Holmes was the younger man by 31 years, at years old.

Holmes had a height advantage of 3 inches over Ribeiro. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Holmes was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 2 years and 1 month later than Ribeiro, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 21 to Ribeiro's 27.

Holmes vs Ribeiro form

Joseph Holmes had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jun Yong Park at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Alen Amedovski at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jamie Pickett at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten DeWayne Diggs at LFA 114 on 27th August 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at The Factory at the District, St. Louis.

He had defeated Kona Oliveira at Bellator 224 on 12th July 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.

Activity check

Holmes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Holmes vs Ribeiro?

Joseph Holmes was a 27/20 (+140) underdog going into the contest, while Claudio Ribeiro made his way into the ring at 31/50 (-160) with oddsmakers.

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