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Who won Yahya vs Peek?
Trevor Peek beat Mohammad Yahya by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 294, on Saturday 21st October 2023 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Trevor Peek.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Yahya vs Peek stats
Mohammad Yahya stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Trevor Peek made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Peek had a massive power advantage over Yahya, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Yahya's 58%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Yahya had an advantage over Peek, with a 17% submission rate over Peek's 0%.
Mohammad Yahya was the younger man by 28 years, at years old.
Yahya had 3-inch reach advantage.
Yahya was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 6 years and 6 months earlier than Peek, whose first professional fight was in 2020. He had fought 18 more professional rounds, 36 to Peek's 18.
Peek's last 2 fights had come over a period of 9 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Yahya vs Peek?
Mohammad Yahya was a 3/2 (+150) underdog going into the contest, while Trevor Peek made his way into the ring at 57/100 (-180) with oddsmakers.