Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Morales vs Pearce?
Jonathan Pearce beat Omar Morales by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC 266, on Saturday 25th September 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Morales vs Pearce stats
Omar Morales stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Jonathan Pearce made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Pearce had a massive power advantage over Morales, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Morales' 18%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Morales had a massive advantage over Pearce, boasting at 45% submission rate over Pearce's 10%.
Omar Morales was the older man by 7 years, at 37 years old.
Pearce had a height advantage of 1 inch over Morales. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Morales was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 11 months earlier than Pearce, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 27 to Pearce's 36.
Pearce's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Morales vs Pearce?
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