Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Paiva vs Morozov?
Sergey Morozov beat Raulian Paiva by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot, on Saturday 25th June 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sergey Morozov.
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).
Paiva vs Morozov stats
Raulian Paiva stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Sergey Morozov made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Paiva had advantage in power over Morozov, with a 19% knock out percentage over Morozov's 0%.
Raulian Paiva was the younger man by 7 years, at 26 years old.
Paiva had a height advantage of 2 inches over Morozov. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Paiva was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 25 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 year and 7 months later than Morozov, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 62 more professional rounds, 62 to Morozov's 0.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Raulian Paiva had been fighting more than Sergey Morozov.
Going to this contest, Raulian Paiva had last fought 6 months and 15 days ago, while Sergey Morozov's last outing had been 4 months and 14 days ago.
Paiva's last 2 fights had come over a period of 11 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Morozov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 11 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.