Dec 09 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
Jun Yong Park
Park
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23-6-0
SD 3

Score cards

  • 29-28
  • 29-28
  • 28-29
SD 3
17-5-0

The tape

34
Age
33
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

KOSUBUDSUBSUB
Form
SUBSUBSUBSDKO
23
Wins
17
4
By KO
5
17
KO%
29
15
By SUB
6
65
SUB%
35
6
Loses
5
5
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2013
29
Bouts
22
46
Rounds
46
2 hours, 36 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 21 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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André Muniz vs Jun Yong Park report

Who won Muniz vs Park?

André Muniz beat Jun Yong Park by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 9th December 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the winner André Muniz.

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 Park stats

André Muniz stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 15 by submission.

Jun Yong Park made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

André Muniz's UFC record stood at 6-2-0, while Jun Yong Park's came in at 7-3-0.

The stats suggested Park had an advantage in power over Muniz, with a 29% knock out percentage over Muniz's 17%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Muniz had a large advantage over Park, boasting a 65% submission rate over Park's 35%.

André Muniz was the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.

Muniz had a height advantage of 3 inches over Park. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Muniz was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 years and 8 months earlier than Park, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 49 to Park's 49.

Muniz vs Park form

André Muniz had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Jun Yong Park at UFC Fight Night: Song vs. Gutierrez on 9th December 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

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

He had defeated Eryk Anders at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Jun Yong Park had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he was victorious against Albert Duraev at UFC Fight Night – Holm vs. Bueno Silva on 15th July 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Denis Tiuliulin at UFC Fight Night on 4th February 2023 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Joseph Holmes at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Eryk Anders at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been defeated by Gregory Rodrigues at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, André Muniz had been fighting more than Jun Yong Park.

Going to this contest, André Muniz had last fought 4 months and 9 days ago, while Jun Yong Park's last outing had been 9 months and 3 days ago.

Muniz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Park's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Muniz vs Park?

André Muniz was a 6/4 (+150) underdog going into the contest, while Jun Yong Park made his way into the ring at 1/2 (-200) with oddsmakers.

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