Jul 22 2023
Saturday

O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Joshua Culibao
Culibao
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12-0-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 30-26
  • 30-26
  • 30-27
UD 3
11-1-0

The tape

32
Age
30
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 177 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

SDKOUDKOSD
Form
SUBSDUDSDKO
12
Wins
11
7
By KO
5
58
KO%
45
0
By SUB
1
0
SUB%
9
0
Loses
1
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
1
Draws
1
2016
Debut
2016
13
Bouts
13
26
Rounds
36
1 hours, 49 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 39 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Lerone Murphy vs Joshua Culibao report

Who won Murphy vs Culibao?

Lerone Murphy beat Joshua Culibao by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night London – Aspinall vs. Tybura, on Saturday 22nd July 2023 at O2 Arena in London.

The scorecards were announced as 30-26, 30-26, 30-27 in favor of the winner Lerone Murphy.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Murphy vs Culibao stats

Lerone Murphy stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero losses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Joshua Culibao made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

This was Lerone Murphy's 7th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2019.

Lerone Murphy's UFC record stood at 6-0-1, while Joshua Culibao's came in at 3-3-1.

The stats suggested Murphy had an advantage in power over Culibao, with a 58% knock out percentage over Culibao's 45%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Culibao had a slight advantage over Murphy, with a 9% submission rate over Murphy's 0%.

Lerone Murphy was the older man by 2 years, at 32 years old.

Culibao had a height advantage of 1 inch over Murphy. Despite this, he had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Murphy was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2016, 22 days later than Culibao, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 8 less professional rounds, 34 to Culibao's 42.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Joshua Culibao had been fighting more than Lerone Murphy.

Going to this contest, Lerone Murphy had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 6 days ago, while Joshua Culibao's last outing had been 1 year, 3 months and 13 days ago.

Murphy's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.

Culibao's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Murphy vs Culibao?

Lerone Murphy was a 33/50 (-150) favourite going into the contest, while Joshua Culibao made his way into the ring at 5/4 (+130) with oddsmakers.

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