Mar 02 2024
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
24-7-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 28-29
  • 28-29
  • 28-29
UD 3
11-0-0

The tape

32
Age
23
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
65.4" / 166 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

SUBSUBKOSUBUD
Form
SUBSUBSUBUDSUB
24
Wins
11
5
By KO
2
21
KO%
18
7
By SUB
6
29
SUB%
55
7
Loses
0
1
Stopped
0
5
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2020
31
Bouts
12
60
Rounds
27
4 hours, 9 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 51 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

7
UFC
8
-
Bellator
-
10
Tapology
8

Alex Perez vs Muhammad Mokaev report

Who won Perez vs Mokaev?

Muhammad Mokaev beat Alex Perez by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 2nd March 2024 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the winner Muhammad Mokaev.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Perez vs Mokaev stats

Alex Perez stepped into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Muhammad Mokaev made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 11 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

Alex Perez's UFC record stood at 6-4-0, while Muhammad Mokaev's came in at 6-0-0.

The stats suggested Perez had a slight advantage in power over Mokaev, with a 21% knock out percentage over Mokaev's 18%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mokaev had a large advantage over Perez, boasting a 55% submission rate over Perez's 29%.

Alex Perez was the older man by 9 years, at 32 years old.

Mokaev had a height advantage of 3 inches over Perez.

Perez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 9 years and 2 months earlier than Mokaev, whose first professional fight was in 2020. He had fought 33 more professional rounds, 63 to Mokaev's 30.

Perez vs Mokaev form

Mokaev remained undefeated as a professional.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Tim Elliott at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had beaten Jafel Filho at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Malcolm Gordon at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he was victorious against Charles Johnson at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

He had won against Cody Durden at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.

Activity check

Perez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.

Mokaev's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Perez vs Mokaev?

Alex Perez was a 16/5 (+320) underdog going into the contest, while Muhammad Mokaev made his way into the ring at 6/25 (-420) with oddsmakers.

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