Mar 05 2022
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
Brian Kelleher
Kelleher
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13-0-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
0-0-0

The tape

27
Age
37
5' 8" / 172 cm
Height
5' 6" / 167 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
64.2" / 163 cm

Tape record

SUBSUBUDSUBUD
Form
UDUDUDSUBUD
13
Wins
0
1
By KO
0
8
KO%
0
6
By SUB
0
46
SUB%
0
0
Loses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2011
13
Bouts
0
29
Rounds
0
2 hours, 16 minutes
Fight Time
0 seconds

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Umar Nurmagomedov vs Brian Kelleher report

Who won Nurmagomedov vs Kelleher?

Umar Nurmagomedov beat Brian Kelleher by submission in the 1st round during the prelims of UFC 272, on Saturday 5th March 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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 Kelleher stats

Umar Nurmagomedov stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Brian Kelleher made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.

The stats suggested Nurmagomedov had a slight advantage in power over Kelleher, with a 8% knock out percentage over Kelleher's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nurmagomedov had a massive advantage over Kelleher, boasting at 46% submission rate over Kelleher's 0%.

Umar Nurmagomedov was the younger man by 10 years, at 27 years old.

Nurmagomedov had a height advantage of 2 inches over Kelleher. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Nurmagomedov was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 year and 9 months later than Kelleher, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 42 less professional rounds, 34 to Kelleher's 76.

Nurmagomedov vs Kelleher form

Brian Kelleher had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Kevin Croom at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Domingo Pilarte at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Ricky Simon at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Ray Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beat Ode Osbourne at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Kelleher's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Nurmagomedov vs Kelleher?

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