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Who won Jr. vs Sholinian?
Johnny Munoz Jr beat Liudvik Sholinian by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev, on Saturday 5th November 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Johnny Munoz Jr.
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).
Jr. vs Sholinian stats
Johnny Munoz Jr stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Liudvik Sholinian made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Munoz Jr had a slight advantage in power over Sholinian, with a 18% knock out percentage over Sholinian's 11%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Munoz Jr had a massive advantage over Sholinian, boasting at 64% submission rate over Sholinian's 33%.
Johnny Munoz Jr was the older man by 30 years, at 30 years old.
Sholinian had a height advantage of 1 inch over Munoz Jr.
Munoz Jr's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Sholinian's, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 month earlier than Sholinian, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 30 to Sholinian's 32.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Johnny Munoz Jr had been fighting more than Liudvik Sholinian.
Going to this contest, Johnny Munoz Jr had last fought 1 year, 3 months and 17 days ago, while Liudvik Sholinian's last outing had been 2 years and 17 days ago.
Munoz Jr's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
Sholinian's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Jr. vs Sholinian?
Johnny Munoz Jr was a 2/5 (-250) favourite going into the contest, while Liudvik Sholinian made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.