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Stevie Ray vs Michael Johnson report
Who won Ray vs Johnson?
Stevie Ray beat Michael Johnson by majority decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 20, on Saturday 26th October 2019 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Stevie Ray.
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).
Ray vs Johnson stats
Stevie Ray stepped into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Michael Johnson made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 14 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Johnson had an advantage in power over Ray, with a 42% knock out percentage over Ray's 27%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Ray had a large advantage over Johnson, boasting at 36% submission rate over Johnson's 11%.
Stevie Ray was the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Johnson had 4-inch reach advantage.
Ray was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 4 months later than Johnson, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 15 less professional rounds, 76 to Johnson's 91.
Ray vs Johnson form
Michael Johnson had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jamie Mullarkey at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Alan Patrick at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Clay Guida at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Thiago Moises at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by submission in the 2nd round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
He had been beaten by Stevie Ray at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Ray's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 11 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Johnson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
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