Sep 10 2022
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

UFC 279
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
18-7-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
16-7-0

The tape

30
Age
28
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
81.9" / 208 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

KOUDKOUDKO
Form
SUBUDSDKOKO
18
Wins
16
15
By KO
12
83
KO%
75
2
By SUB
2
11
SUB%
13
7
Loses
7
4
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
3
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
2012
25
Bouts
25
38
Rounds
37
2 hours, 3 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 53 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

13
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
-
1662768000

Johnny Walker vs Ion Cutelaba report

Who won Walker vs Cutelaba?

Johnny Walker beat Ion Cutelaba by submission in the 1st round during the main card of UFC 279, on Saturday 10th September 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Walker vs Cutelaba stats

Johnny Walker stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Ion Cutelaba made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggested Walker had a slight advantage in power over Cutelaba, with a 83% knock out percentage over Cutelaba's 75%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Cutelaba had a slight advantage over Walker, with a 13% submission rate over Walker's 11%.

Johnny Walker was the older man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Walker had a height advantage of 5 inches over Cutelaba. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.

Walker was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 8 months later than Cutelaba, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 1 less professional rounds, 39 to Cutelaba's 40.

Walker vs Cutelaba form

Ion Cutelaba had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Johnny Walker at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Ryan Spann at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Devin Clark at UFC Vegas 37 on 18th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had drawn with Dustin Jacoby at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by split draw in their 3 round contest.

He had lost to Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

Walker's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.

Cutelaba's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Walker vs Cutelaba?

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