May 13 2020
Wednesday

VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Michael Johnson
Johnson
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12-4-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
19-15-0

The tape

29
Age
38
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
73.6" / 187 cm

Tape record

UDUDUDKOSUB
Form
MDKOUDSDSUB
12
Wins
19
3
By KO
8
25
KO%
42
5
By SUB
2
42
SUB%
11
4
Loses
15
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
8
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2008
16
Bouts
34
45
Rounds
78
3 hours, 27 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 41 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Thiago Moises vs Michael Johnson report

Who won Moisés vs Johnson?

Thiago Moises beat Michael Johnson by submission in the 2nd round during the main card of UFC Fight Night Jacksonville, on Wednesday 13th May 2020 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.

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).

Moisés vs Johnson stats

Thiago Moises stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Michael Johnson made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

This was Thiago Moises' 13th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2018.

Thiago Moises' UFC record stood at 7-6-0, while Michael Johnson's came in at 14-15-0.

The stats suggested Johnson had an advantage in power over Moises, with a 42% knock out percentage over Moises' 25%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Moises had a massive advantage over Johnson, boasting a 42% submission rate over Johnson's 11%.

Thiago Moises was the younger man by 9 years, at 29 years old.

Johnson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Moises. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Moises was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 3 months later than Johnson, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 27 less professional rounds, 69 to Johnson's 96.

Moisés vs Johnson form

Michael Johnson had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Stevie Ray at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Josh Emmett at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night 138 on 27th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Moncton Events Centre, Moncton, Canada.

Before that, he had beaten Andre Fili at UFC Fight Night 135 on 25th August 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, United States.

He had been defeated by Darren Elkins at UFC Fight Night 124 on 14th January 2018 by submission in the 2nd round at Scottrade Center, St. Louis.

Activity check

Johnson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 20 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 Moisés vs Johnson?

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