Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Usman vs Moraes?
Kamaru Usman beat S rgio Moraes by during the main card of UFC Fight Night 116, on Saturday 16th September 2017 at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kamaru Usman.
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).
Usman vs Moraes stats
Kamaru Usman stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
S rgio Moraes made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Usman had a massive power advantage over Moraes, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Moraes' 8%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Moraes had a massive advantage over Usman, boosting at 58% submission rate over Usman's 10%.
Kamaru Usman was the younger man by 5 years, at 36 years old.
Usman had 6-inch reach advantage.
Usman was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 year and 1 month later than Moraes, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 23 more professional rounds, 73 to Moraes' 50.
Usman vs Moraes form
Usman had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Tyron Woodley at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Rafael dos Anjos at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale on 30th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Pearl at the Palms, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 129 on 19th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.
Before that, he had defeated Emil Weber Meek at UFC Fight Night 124 on 14th January 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Scottrade Center, St. Louis, United States.
He had won against S rgio Moraes at UFC Fight Night 116 on 16th September 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh.
Usman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
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