Tim Means
Means
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May 13 2023
Saturday

Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Alex Morono
Morono
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32-14-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
22-7-0

The tape

40
Age
33
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

SDSUBUDUDUD
Form
UDUDUDKOUD
32
Wins
22
19
By KO
6
59
KO%
27
5
By SUB
6
16
SUB%
27
14
Loses
7
2
Stopped
2
6
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2004
Debut
2010
48
Bouts
30
90
Rounds
63
5 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 27 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Tim Means vs Alex Morono report

Who won Means vs Morono?

Alex Morono beat Tim Means by submission in the 2nd round during the main card of UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida, on Saturday 13th May 2023 at Spectrum Center in Charlotte.

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).

Means vs Morono stats

Tim Means stepped into the octagon with a record of 32 wins, 14 losses and 1 draw, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Alex Morono made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

Tim Means' UFC record stood at 15-12-0, while Alex Morono's came in at 13-6-0.

The stats suggested Means had a massive power advantage over Morono, boasting a 59% knock out percentage over Morono's 27%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Morono had an advantage over Means, with a 27% submission rate over Means' 16%.

Tim Means was the older man by 7 years, at 40 years old.

Means had a height advantage of 3 inches over Morono. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Means was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 6 years and 8 months earlier than Morono, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 21 more professional rounds, 95 to Morono's 74.

Means vs Morono form

Tim Means had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Max Griffin at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Kevin Holland at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett on 18th June 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Moody Center, Austin.

Going into that contest, he had won against Nicolas Dalby at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Mike Perry at UFC 255 on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been defeated by Niko Price at UFC on ESPN+ 4 on 9th March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at INTRUST Bank Arena, Wichita.

Alex Morono had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Tim Means at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Matt Semelsberger at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, he had won against Mickey Gall at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beaten David Zawada at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Alex Morono had been fighting more than Tim Means.

Going to this contest, Tim Means had last fought 1 year, 6 months and 24 days ago, while Alex Morono's last outing had been 1 year and 10 days ago.

Means' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Morono's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Means vs Morono?

Tim Means was a 9/5 (+180) underdog going into the contest, while Alex Morono made his way into the ring at 9/20 (-220) with oddsmakers.

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