Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Salikhov vs Fialho?
Muslim Salikhov beat Andre Fialho by during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak, on Saturday 19th November 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Muslim Salikhov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Salikhov vs Fialho stats
Muslim Salikhov stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Andre Fialho made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Fialho had an advantage in power over Salikhov, with a 81% knock out percentage over Salikhov's 67%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Salikhov had a slight advantage over Fialho, with a 11% submission rate over Fialho's 6%.
Muslim Salikhov was the older man by 10 years, at 39 years old.
Salikhov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Fialho. Despite this, Fialho had 4-inch reach advantage.
Salikhov's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Fialho's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 years earlier than Fialho, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 38 to Fialho's 44.
Salikhov vs Fialho form
Andre Fialho had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jake Matthews at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had beat Cameron VanCamp at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had won against Miguel Baeza at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had been beaten by Michel Pereira at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim.
He had lost to Ant nio dos Santos Jr at LFA 92 on 2nd October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Hartman Arena, Park City, Kansas.
Salikhov's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Fialho's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Salikhov vs Fialho?
Muslim Salikhov was a 19/20 (-110) underdog going into the contest, while Andre Fialho made his way into the ring at 87/100 (-110) with oddsmakers.