Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Mike Malott vs Yohan Lainesse report
Who won Malott vs Lainesse?
Mike Malott beat Yohan Lainesse by submission in the 1st round during the main card of UFC Fight Night – Krylov vs Spann, on Saturday 25th February 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
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).
Malott vs Lainesse stats
Mike Malott stepped into the octagon with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Yohan Lainesse made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Lainesse had an advantage in power over Malott, with a 67% knock out percentage over Malott's 50%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Malott had a massive advantage over Lainesse, boasting at 50% submission rate over Lainesse's 0%.
Mike Malott was the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Lainesse had 3-inch reach advantage.
Malott was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 13 to Lainesse's 19.
Lainesse's last 2 fights had come over a period of 10 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Malott vs Lainesse?
Mike Malott was a 9/20 (-220) favourite going into the contest, while Yohan Lainesse made his way into the ring at 9/5 (+180) with oddsmakers.
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