Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Maia vs Muhammad?
Belal Muhammad beat Demian Maia by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 263, on Saturday 12th June 2021 at Gila River Arena in Glendale.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Belal Muhammad.
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 Muhammad stats
Demian Maia stepped into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 14 by submission.
Belal Muhammad made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Muhammad had an advantage in power over Maia, with a 22% knock out percentage over Maia's 11%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Maia had a massive advantage over Muhammad, boasting at 50% submission rate over Muhammad's 6%.
Demian Maia was the older man by 11 years, at 46 years old.
Maia had a height advantage of 2 inches over Muhammad. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Maia was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 10 years and 10 months earlier than Muhammad, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 93 to Muhammad's 79.
Maia's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 3 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Muhammad's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Maia vs Muhammad?
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