Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Molina vs Aori?
Jeff Molina beat Qileng Aori by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC 261, on Saturday 24th April 2021 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jeff Molina.
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).
Molina vs Aori stats
Jeff Molina stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Qileng Aori made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Molina had a slight advantage in power over Aori, with a 38% knock out percentage over Aori's 28%.
Jeff Molina was the younger man by 4 years, at 24 years old.
Aori had a height advantage of 1 inch over Molina. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Molina was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 6 months later than Aori, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 64 less professional rounds, 21 to Aori's 85.