Mar 18 2023
Saturday

o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Gabriel Santos
Santos
Brazil flag
11-0-0
SD 3
SD 3
10-0-0

The tape

32
Age
27
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

KOUDKOSDKO
Form
KOKOUDUDSUB
11
Wins
10
7
By KO
3
64
KO%
30
0
By SUB
4
0
SUB%
40
0
Loses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2014
12
Bouts
10
23
Rounds
21
1 hours, 34 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 22 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Lerone Murphy vs Gabriel Santos report

Who won Murphy vs Santos?

Lerone Murphy beat Gabriel Santos by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 286, on Saturday 18th March 2023 at o2 Arena in London.

The scorecards were announced 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 Santos stats

Lerone Murphy stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero losses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Gabriel Santos made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 10 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 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 Gabriel Santos' came in at 0-2-0.

The stats suggested Murphy had a massive power advantage over Santos, boasting a 64% knock out percentage over Santos' 30%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Santos had a massive advantage over Murphy, boasting a 40% submission rate over Murphy's 0%.

Lerone Murphy was the older man by 5 years, at 32 years old.

Murphy was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 5 months later than Santos, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 34 to Santos' 26.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Lerone Murphy had last fought 2 years, 6 months and 27 days ago, while Gabriel Santos' last outing had been 1 year, 3 months and 29 days ago.

Murphy's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

Santos' last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Murphy vs Santos?

Lerone Murphy was a 11/20 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Gabriel Santos made his way into the ring at 7/5 (+140) with oddsmakers.

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