Who won Morales vs Young?
Omar Morales beat Shane Young by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC 260, on Saturday 27th March 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Omar Morales.
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 Young stats
Omar Morales stepped into the ring with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Shane Young made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Young had a large advantage in power over Morales, boosting at 46% knock out percentage over Morales' 20%.
Omar Morales was the older man by 8 years, at 35 years old.
Morales had a height advantage of 3 inches over Young. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Morales was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 9 months earlier than Young, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 14 less professional rounds, 23 to Young's 37.