Dec 09 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
Carlos Hernandez
Hernandez
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14-0-0
KO 2
KO 2
9-2-0

The tape

24
Age
30
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
N/A
Reach
N/A

Tape record

UDSUBSUBUDSUB
Form
UDSUBSDSDUD
14
Wins
9
3
By KO
0
21
KO%
0
7
By SUB
4
50
SUB%
44
0
Loses
2
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
N/A
Debut
2017
14
Bouts
11
23
Rounds
24
1 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 47 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Tatsuro Taira vs Carlos Hernandez report

Who won Taira vs Hernandez?

Tatsuro Taira beat Carlos Hernandez by knockout in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 9th December 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

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).

Taira vs Hernandez stats

Tatsuro Taira stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Carlos Hernandez made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws and 4 by submission.

Tatsuro Taira's UFC record stood at 5-0-0, while Carlos Hernandez's came in at 2-2-0.

The stats suggested Taira had a large advantage in power over Hernandez, boasting a 21% knock out percentage over Hernandez's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Taira had a slight advantage over Hernandez, with a 50% submission rate over Hernandez's 44%.

Tatsuro Taira was the younger man by 6 years, at 24 years old.

Taira was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in , 7 years and 4 months earlier than Hernandez, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 1 less professional rounds, 25 to Hernandez's 26.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Tatsuro Taira had been fighting more than Carlos Hernandez.

Going to this contest, Tatsuro Taira had last fought 10 months and 19 days ago, while Carlos Hernandez's last outing had been 11 months and 10 days ago.

Taira's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

Hernandez's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 25 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 Taira vs Hernandez?

Tatsuro Taira was a 4/25 (-630) favourite going into the contest, while Carlos Hernandez made his way into the ring at 87/20 (+430) with oddsmakers.

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