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Who won Nurmagomedov vs Barcelos?
Umar Nurmagomedov beat Raoni Barcelos by during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov, on Saturday 14th January 2023 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Umar Nurmagomedov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Nurmagomedov vs Barcelos stats
Umar Nurmagomedov stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Raoni Barcelos made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Barcelos had a massive power advantage over Nurmagomedov, boosting at 47% knock out percentage over Nurmagomedov's 7%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nurmagomedov had a massive advantage over Barcelos, boasting at 47% submission rate over Barcelos' 12%.
Umar Nurmagomedov was the younger man by 9 years, at 27 years old.
Nurmagomedov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Barcelos. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Nurmagomedov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 year and 9 months later than Barcelos, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 19 less professional rounds, 34 to Barcelos' 53.
Nurmagomedov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Barcelos' last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 1 month, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Nurmagomedov vs Barcelos?
Umar Nurmagomedov was a 3/25 (-830) favourite going into the contest, while Raoni Barcelos made his way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.