Feb 25 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
23-4-0
Sub 3
Sub 3
20-5-0

The tape

34
Age
28
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

UDSUBSUBSUBUD
Form
SUBUDSUBKOUD
23
Wins
20
4
By KO
5
17
KO%
25
15
By SUB
11
65
SUB%
55
4
Loses
5
4
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2015
27
Bouts
25
41
Rounds
53
2 hours, 12 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 46 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

11
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
10
Tapology
-

André Muniz vs Brendan Allen report

Who won Muniz vs Allen?

Brendan Allen beat André Muniz by submission in the 3rd round during the main event of UFC Fight Night – Krylov vs Spann, on Saturday 25th February 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Muniz vs Allen stats

André Muniz stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 15 by submission.

Brendan Allen made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 11 by submission.

André Muniz's UFC record stood at 6-2-0, while Brendan Allen's came in at 12-2-0.

The stats suggested Allen had a slight advantage in power over Muniz, with a 25% knock out percentage over Muniz's 17%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Muniz had a slight advantage over Allen, with a 65% submission rate over Allen's 55%.

André Muniz was the older man by 6 years, at 34 years old.

Allen had a height advantage of 1 inch over Muniz. Despite this, he had a 3-inch reach advantage.

Muniz was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 years and 4 months earlier than Allen, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 16 less professional rounds, 49 to Allen's 65.

Muniz vs Allen form

André Muniz had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Paul Craig at UFC Fight Night London – Aspinall vs. Tybura on 22nd July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Brendan Allen at UFC Fight Night – Krylov vs Spann on 25th February 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Uriah Hall at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Eryk Anders at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Ronaldo Souza at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Brendan Allen had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he was victorious against Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Jacob Malkoun at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Sam Alvey at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Chris Curtis at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Punahele Soriano at UFC Vegas 32 on 24th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Brendan Allen had been fighting more than André Muniz.

Going to this contest, André Muniz had last fought 11 months and 19 days ago, while Brendan Allen's last outing had been 1 year, 9 months and 10 days ago.

Muniz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Allen's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Muniz vs Allen?

André Muniz was a 9/20 (-220) favourite going into the contest, while Brendan Allen made his way into the ring at 9/5 (+180) with oddsmakers.

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