Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Pena vs Munoz?
Luis Pena beat Alex Munoz by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Vegas 24, on Saturday 17th April 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Luis Pena.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Pena vs Munoz stats
Luis Pena stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Alex Munoz made his way to the ring with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Munoz had a slight advantage in power over Pena, with a 33% knock out percentage over Pena's 25%.
Luis Pena was the younger man by 3 years, at 28 years old.
Pena had a height advantage of 6 inches over Munoz.
Pena was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year later than Munoz, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 27 to Munoz's 15.
Pena's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.