Mar 09 2024
Saturday

Kaseya Center, Miami, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
11-2-0
UD 3
UD 3
20-8-0

The tape

29
Age
37
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
65" / 165 cm

Tape record

UDSUBMDUDKO
Form
UDUDNCUDUD
11
Wins
20
5
By KO
5
45
KO%
25
2
By SUB
8
18
SUB%
40
2
Loses
8
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2009
13
Bouts
30
28
Rounds
70
2 hours, 0 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 15 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

-
UFC
13
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
13

Kyler Phillips vs Pedro Munhoz report

Who won Phillips vs Munhoz?

Kyler Phillips beat Pedro Munhoz by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 299, on Saturday 9th March 2024 at Kaseya Center in Miami.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Kyler Phillips.

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).

Phillips vs Munhoz stats

Kyler Phillips stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Pedro Munhoz made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

Kyler Phillips' UFC record stood at 6-1-0, while Pedro Munhoz's came in at 10-9-0.

The stats suggested Phillips had an advantage in power over Munhoz, with a 45% knock out percentage over Munhoz's 25%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Munhoz had a large advantage over Phillips, boasting a 40% submission rate over Phillips' 18%.

Kyler Phillips was the younger man by 8 years, at 29 years old.

Phillips had a height advantage of 2 inches over Munhoz. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Phillips was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 6 years and 11 months later than Munhoz, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 42 less professional rounds, 31 to Munhoz's 73.

Phillips vs Munhoz form

Phillips had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Raoni Barcelos at UFC Fight Night – Sandhagen vs. Font on 5th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Marcelo Rojo at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Raulian Paiva at UFC Vegas 32 on 24th July 2021 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Cameron Else at UFC Fight Island 4 on 3rd October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He was victorious against Emeka Ifekandu at LFA 59 on 1st February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Comerica Theatre, Phoenix, United States.

Pedro Munhoz had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had been beaten by Marlon Vera at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at TD Garden, Boston, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Chris Gutierrez at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen on 15th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Center, Kansas City.

Going into that contest, he had won against Sean O’Malley at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been defeated by Dominick Cruz at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Jose Aldo at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Pedro Munhoz had been fighting more than Kyler Phillips.

Going to this contest, Kyler Phillips had last fought 10 months and 19 days ago, while Pedro Munhoz's last outing had been 10 months and 5 days ago.

Phillips' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Munhoz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Phillips vs Munhoz?

Kyler Phillips was a 47/100 (-210) favourite going into the contest, while Pedro Munhoz made his way into the ring at 7/4 (+180) with oddsmakers.

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