Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Muhammad vs Means?
Belal Muhammad beat Tim Means by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Night 121, on Saturday 18th November 2017 at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Belal Muhammad.
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).
Muhammad vs Means stats
Belal Muhammad stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Tim Means made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, with 18 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Means had a massive power advantage over Muhammad, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Muhammad's 33%.
Belal Muhammad was the younger man by 4 years, at 33 years old.
Means had a height advantage of 3 inches over Muhammad. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Muhammad was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 22 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 8 year and 5 months later than Means, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 21 less professional rounds, 61 to Means' 82.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Belal Muhammad had been fighting more than Tim Means.
Going to this contest, Belal Muhammad had last fought 6 months and 4 days ago, while Tim Means' last outing had been 3 years, 9 months and 30 days ago.
Muhammad's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
Means' last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.