Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Loughnane vs Khaybulaev?
Movlid Khaybulaev beat Brendan Loughnane by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main event of PFL 2021 #9, on Friday 27th August 2021 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Movlid Khaybulaev.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Loughnane vs Khaybulaev stats
Brendan Loughnane stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Movlid Khaybulaev made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 1 draw, with 6 of those by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Loughnane had advantage in power over Khaybulaev, with a 53% knock out percentage over Khaybulaev's 40%.
Brendan Loughnane was the same age as Movlid Khaybulaev, at 31 years old.
Loughnane had a height advantage of 3 inches over Khaybulaev. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Loughnane was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Khaybulaev, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 57 to Khaybulaev's 46.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Movlid Khaybulaev had been fighting more than Brendan Loughnane.
Going to this contest, Brendan Loughnane had last fought 5 months and 15 days ago, while Movlid Khaybulaev's last outing had been 5 months ago.
Loughnane's last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Khaybulaev's last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.