Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Johns vs Argueta?
Miles Johns beat Daniel Argueta by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Fiziev vs Gamrot, on Saturday 23rd September 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Miles Johns.
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).
Johns vs Argueta stats
Miles Johns stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Daniel Argueta made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Johns had a slight advantage in power over Argueta, with a 31% knock out percentage over Argueta's 22%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Argueta had a large advantage over Johns, boosting at 44% submission rate over Johns' 15%.
Miles Johns was the younger man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Johns was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 years and 9 months earlier than Argueta, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, 46 to Argueta's 26.
Johns vs Argueta form
Argueta had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he Ronnie Lawrence at UFC Fight Night – Vettori vs. Cannonier on 17th June 2023 by in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Nick Aguirre at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Damon Jackson at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik on 4th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Diego Silva at LFA 131 on 6th May 2022 by split decision in their LFA Bantamweight championship fight at Oshkosh Arena, Oshkosh.
He had defeated Mairon Santos at LFA 123 on 4th February 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Horseshoe Hammond Casino, Hammond.
Johns' last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Argueta's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Johns vs Argueta?
Miles Johns was a 3/2 (+150) underdog going into the contest, while Daniel Argueta made his way into the ring at 57/100 (-180) with oddsmakers.