Jun 12 2021
Saturday

Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States

UFC 263
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
28-10-0
UD 3
UD 3
18-3-0

The tape

45
Age
34
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

KOSUBMDSUBUD
Form
NCUDUDSUBUD
28
Wins
18
3
By KO
4
11
KO%
22
14
By SUB
1
50
SUB%
6
10
Loses
3
2
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2001
Debut
2012
38
Bouts
22
93
Rounds
61
6 hours, 55 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 46 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Demian Maia vs Belal Muhammad report

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 45 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 19 more professional rounds, 93 to Muhammad's 74.

Maia vs Muhammad form

Demian Maia had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before 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 beat 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 won against 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 beat 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.

Activity check

Maia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Muhammad's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 25 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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