Michael Johnson
Johnson
United States flag
Dec 03 2022
Saturday

Amway Center, Orlando, United States

UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Marc Diakiese
Diakiese
20-18-0
UD 3
UD 3
16-5-0

The tape

36
Age
29
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

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Form
UDUDSUBUDUD
20
Wins
16
9
By KO
6
45
KO%
38
2
By SUB
1
10
SUB%
6
18
Loses
5
2
Stopped
0
9
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2013
38
Bouts
21
88
Rounds
48
6 hours, 25 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 32 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Michael Johnson vs Marc Diakiese report

Who won Johnson vs Diakiese?

Michael Johnson beat Marc Diakiese by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland, on Saturday 3rd December 2022 at Amway Center in Orlando.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Michael Johnson.

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).

Johnson vs Diakiese stats

Michael Johnson stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 18 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Marc Diakiese made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggested Johnson had a slight advantage in power over Diakiese, with a 45% knock out percentage over Diakiese's 38%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Johnson had a slight advantage over Diakiese, with a 10% submission rate over Diakiese's 6%.

Michael Johnson was the older man by 7 years, at 36 years old.

Johnson had 1-inch reach advantage.

Johnson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 5 years and 7 months earlier than Diakiese, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 40 more professional rounds, 91 to Diakiese's 51.

Johnson vs Diakiese form

Michael Johnson had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Jamie Mullarkey at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Alan Patrick at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Clay Guida at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Thiago Moises at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

He had been beaten by Stevie Ray at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

Marc Diakiese had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Damir Had ovi at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Slava Borshchev at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, United States.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Rafael Alves at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Rafael Fiziev at UFC Fight Island 2 on 18th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had lost to Nasrat Haqparast at UFC Fight Night 134 on 22nd July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Michael Johnson had been fighting more than Marc Diakiese.

Going to this contest, Michael Johnson had last fought 7 months ago, while Marc Diakiese's last outing had been 6 months and 17 days ago.

Johnson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Diakiese's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Johnson vs Diakiese?

Michael Johnson was a 3/1 (+300) underdog going into the contest, while Marc Diakiese made his way into the ring at 1/4 (-400) with oddsmakers.

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