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Who won Ponzinibbio vs Morono?
Santiago Ponzinibbio beat Alex Morono by during the main card of UFC 282, on Saturday 10th December 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Santiago Ponzinibbio.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Ponzinibbio vs Morono division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Ponzinibbio vs Morono stats
Santiago Ponzinibbio stepped into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Alex Morono made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Ponzinibbio had a large advantage in power over Morono, boasting at 54% knock out percentage over Morono's 27%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Morono had a slight advantage over Ponzinibbio, with a 27% submission rate over Ponzinibbio's 21%.
Santiago Ponzinibbio was the older man by 4 years, at 36 years old.
Ponzinibbio had a height advantage of 1 inch over Morono. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Ponzinibbio was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Morono, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 64 to Morono's 63.
Ponzinibbio vs Morono form
Ponzinibbio had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Michel Pereira at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Geoff Neal at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Miguel Baeza at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Before that, he had lost to Jingliang Li at UFC on ABC 1 on 16th January 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had beat Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night 140 on 17th November 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Ponzinibbio's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Morono's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ponzinibbio vs Morono?
Santiago Ponzinibbio was a 57/100 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Alex Morono made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.