Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Maia vs Good?
Demian Maia beat Lyman Good by submission in the 1st round, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 2, on Saturday 2nd February 2019 at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Maia vs Good stats
Demian Maia stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.
Lyman Good made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Good had a massive power advantage over Maia, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Maia's 12%.
Demian Maia was the older man by 8 years, at 44 years old.
Maia had a height advantage of 1 inch over Good. Despite this, Good had 1-inch reach advantage.
Maia was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 4 years and 1 month earlier than Good, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 30 more professional rounds, 93 to Good's 63.
Maia vs Good form
Demian Maia had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Gilbert Burns at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ben Askren at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Going into that contest, he had beat Anthony Rocco Martin at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Target Center, Minneapolis, United States.
Before that, he had won against Lyman Good at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by majority decision in the 1st round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil.
He had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at UFC Fight Night 129 on 19th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.
Maia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.