Who won Souza vs Muniz?
Andr Muniz beat Ronaldo Souza by submission in the 1st round, during the prelims of UFC 262, on Saturday 15th May 2021 at Toyota Center in Houston.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Souza vs Muniz stats
Ronaldo Souza stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 14 by submission.
Andr Muniz made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 13 by submission.
The stats suggested Souza had advantage in power over Muniz, with a 31% knock out percentage over Muniz's 20%.
Ronaldo Souza was the older man by 10 years, at 41 years old.
Muniz had 6-inch reach advantage.
Souza was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 5 years and 6 months earlier than Muniz, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 34 more professional rounds, 70 to Muniz's 36.
Souza vs Muniz form
Ronaldo Souza had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Kevin Holland at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jan Blachowicz at UFC on ESPN+ 22 on 16th November 2019 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Jack Hermansson at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.
Before that, he had beat Chris Weidman at UFC 230 on 3rd November 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
He had been beaten by Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 224 on 12th May 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Souza's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Muniz's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.