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Who won Yusuff vs Moraes?
Sodiq Yusuff beat Sheymon Moraes by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC on ESPN 2, on Saturday 30th March 2019 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sodiq Yusuff.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Yusuff vs Moraes stats
Sodiq Yusuff stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sheymon Moraes made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Yusuff had advantage in power over Moraes, with a 63% knock out percentage over Moraes' 45%.
Sodiq Yusuff was the younger man by 2 years, at 28 years old.
Yusuff had a height advantage of 1 inch over Moraes. Despite this, Moraes had 1-inch reach advantage.
Yusuff was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 year later than Moraes, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 24 to Moraes' 41.
Yusuff's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Moraes' last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.