Michael Morales
Morales
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Jan 22 2022
Saturday

Honda Center, Anaheim, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Trevin Giles
Giles
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12-0-0
KO 1
KO 1
14-3-0

The tape

24
Age
31
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

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Form
KOUDKOSDSUB
12
Wins
14
9
By KO
6
75
KO%
43
1
By SUB
5
8
SUB%
36
0
Loses
3
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2014
12
Bouts
17
20
Rounds
38
1 hours, 21 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 30 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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Tapology
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Michael Morales vs Trevin Giles report

Who won Morales vs Giles?

Michael Morales beat Trevin Giles by during the main card of UFC 270, on Saturday 22nd January 2022 at Honda Center in Anaheim.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Michael Morales.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Morales vs Giles stats

Michael Morales stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Trevin Giles made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.

The stats suggested Morales had a massive power advantage over Giles, boasting at 75% knock out percentage over Giles' 43%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Giles had a large advantage over Morales, boosting at 36% submission rate over Morales' 8%.

Michael Morales was the younger man by 7 years, at 24 years old.

Morales had 5-inch reach advantage.

Morales was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 6 months later than Giles, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 30 to Giles' 48.

Morales vs Giles form

Trevin Giles had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Preston Parsons at UFC Fight Night San Antonio on 25th March 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Louis Cosce at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song on 17th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Michael Morales at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, Anaheim.

Before that, he had lost to Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Gerald Meerschaert at UFC on ESPN 5 on 3rd August 2019 by submission in the 3rd round at Prudential Center, Newark.

Activity check

Giles' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Morales vs Giles?

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