Oct 22 2022
Saturday

Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
Malcolm Gordon
Gordon
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8-0-0
Sub 3
Sub 3
14-5-0

The tape

23
Age
34
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
N/A
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

UDSUBSUBNCUD
Form
KOUDKOSUBSUB
8
Wins
14
2
By KO
5
25
KO%
36
3
By SUB
6
38
SUB%
43
0
Loses
5
0
Stopped
4
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2020
Debut
2012
9
Bouts
19
18
Rounds
30
1 hours, 9 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 53 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Muhammad Mokaev vs Malcolm Gordon report

Who won Mokaev vs Gordon?

Muhammad Mokaev beat Malcolm Gordon by submission in the 3rd round during the prelims of UFC 280, on Saturday 22nd October 2022 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.

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 Gordon stats

Muhammad Mokaev stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Malcolm Gordon made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

Muhammad Mokaev's UFC record stood at 6-0-0, while Malcolm Gordon's came in at 2-5-0.

The stats suggested Gordon had an advantage in power over Mokaev, with a 36% knock out percentage over Mokaev's 25%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Gordon had a slight advantage over Mokaev, with a 43% submission rate over Mokaev's 38%.

Muhammad Mokaev was the younger man by 11 years, at 23 years old.

Mokaev had a height advantage of 2 inches over Gordon.

Mokaev was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2020, 7 years and 9 months later than Gordon, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 30 to Gordon's 36.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Muhammad Mokaev had been fighting more than Malcolm Gordon.

Going to this contest, Muhammad Mokaev had last fought 1 year, 10 months and 25 days ago, while Malcolm Gordon's last outing had been 2 years, 4 months and 12 days ago.

Mokaev's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Gordon's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 11 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Mokaev vs Gordon?

Muhammad Mokaev was a 2/25 (-1200) favourite going into the contest, while Malcolm Gordon made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.

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