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Who won Mokaev vs Filho?
Muhammad Mokaev beat Jafel Filho by submission in the 3rd round during the prelims of UFC 286, on Saturday 18th March 2023 at o2 Arena in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Mokaev vs Filho stats
Muhammad Mokaev stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Jafel Filho made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Filho had an advantage in power over Mokaev, with a 36% knock out percentage over Mokaev's 22%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Filho had an advantage over Mokaev, with a 57% submission rate over Mokaev's 44%.
Muhammad Mokaev was the younger man by 7 years, at 23 years old.
Mokaev had a height advantage of 2 inches over Filho.
Mokaev was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2020, 8 year later than Filho, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 10 less professional rounds, 27 to Filho's 37.
Mokaev's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Mokaev vs Filho?
Muhammad Mokaev was a 11/100 (-910) favourite going into the contest, while Jafel Filho made his way into the ring at 23/4 (+580) with oddsmakers.