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Who won Moises vs Alvarez?
Joel Alvarez beat Thiago Moises by , during the prelims of UFC Vegas 42, on Saturday 13th November 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Joel Alvarez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Moises vs Alvarez stats
Thiago Moises stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Joel Alvarez made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 16 by submission.
The stats suggested Moises had a slight advantage in power over Alvarez, with a 20% knock out percentage over Alvarez's 11%.
Thiago Moises was the younger man by 2 years, at 27 years old.
Alvarez had a height advantage of 6 inches over Moises. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Moises was the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 7 months earlier than Alvarez, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 28 more professional rounds, 58 to Alvarez's 30.
Moises' last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.