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Who won Munhoz vs Cruz?
Dominick Cruz beat Pedro Munhoz by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 269, on Saturday 11th December 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Dominick Cruz.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Munhoz vs Cruz stats
Pedro Munhoz stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Dominick Cruz made his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Cruz had a slight advantage in power over Munhoz, with a 30% knock out percentage over Munhoz's 26%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Munhoz had a massive advantage over Cruz, boasting at 42% submission rate over Cruz's 4%.
Pedro Munhoz was the younger man by 1 year, at 36 years old.
Cruz had a height advantage of 2 inches over Munhoz. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Munhoz was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 year and 1 month later than Cruz, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 19 less professional rounds, 64 to Cruz's 83.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Dominick Cruz had been fighting more than Pedro Munhoz.
Going to this contest, Pedro Munhoz had last fought 5 years, 1 month and 1 day ago, while Dominick Cruz's last outing had been 2 years, 6 months and 20 days ago.
What were the odds on Munhoz vs Cruz?
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