Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Muniz vs Anders?
André Muniz beat Eryk Anders by submission in the 1st round, during the prelims of UFC 269, on Saturday 11th December 2021 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 Anders stats
André Muniz stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Eryk Anders made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Anders had a massive power advantage over Muniz, boosting at 62% knock out percentage over Muniz's 0%.
André Muniz was the younger man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Muniz had 3-inch reach advantage.
Muniz was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 years and 4 months earlier than Anders, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 11 less professional rounds, 38 to Anders' 49.
Muniz vs Anders form
Eryk Anders had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Darren Stewart at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Darren Stewart at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, he had defeated Gerald Meerschaert at UFC on ESPN+ 19 on 12th October 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Amalie Arena, Tampa.
He had lost to Khalil Rountree at UFC 236 on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at State Farm Arena, Atlanta.
Muniz's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
Anders' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.