Tape rankings @ Welterweight
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 16 less professional rounds, 30 to Giles' 46.
Giles' last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 2 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Morales vs Giles?
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