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Mateus Mendonca vs Javid Basharat report
Who won Mendonca vs Basharat?
Javid Basharat beat Mateus Mendonca by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov, on Saturday 14th January 2023 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Javid Basharat.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Mendonca vs Basharat stats
Mateus Mendonca stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Javid Basharat made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 13 wins and 0 draws, with 5 of those by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Basharat had a slight advantage in power over Mendonca, with a 38% knock out percentage over Mendonca's 30%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Basharat had a slight advantage over Mendonca, with a 46% submission rate over Mendonca's 40%.
Mateus Mendonca was the younger man by 3 years, at 24 years old.
Basharat had a height advantage of 3 inches over Mendonca. Despite this, he had 3-inch reach advantage.
Mendonca was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 3 year and 2 months later than Basharat, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 5 less professional rounds, 19 to Basharat's 24.
Basharat's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Mendonca vs Basharat?
Mateus Mendonca was a 11/4 (+280) underdog going into the contest, while Javid Basharat made his way into the ring at 7/25 (-360) with oddsmakers.
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