Nov 19 2022
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
Charles Johnson
Johnson
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14-7-0
SD 3
SD 3
11-3-0

The tape

35
Age
33
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
66.5" / 169 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm

Tape record

SDKOSUBUDUD
Form
UDKOKOSDSUB
14
Wins
11
7
By KO
5
50
KO%
45
1
By SUB
3
7
SUB%
27
7
Loses
3
2
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2016
21
Bouts
14
58
Rounds
36
4 hours, 26 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 36 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

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UFC
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Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs Charles Johnson report

Who won Zhumagulov vs Johnson?

Charles Johnson beat Zhalgas Zhumagulov by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 19th November 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Charles Johnson.

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).

Zhumagulov vs Johnson stats

Zhalgas Zhumagulov stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Charles Johnson made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

Charles Johnson marked his 9th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2022.

Zhalgas Zhumagulov's UFC record stood at 1-6-0, while Charles Johnson's came in at 5-4-0.

The stats suggested Zhumagulov had a slight advantage in power over Johnson, with a 50% knock out percentage over Johnson's 45%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Johnson had an advantage over Zhumagulov, with a 27% submission rate over Zhumagulov's 7%.

Zhalgas Zhumagulov was the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.

Johnson had a height advantage of 5 inches over Zhumagulov. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Zhumagulov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 8 months earlier than Johnson, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 7 more professional rounds, 65 to Johnson's 58.

Zhumagulov vs Johnson form

Johnson had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Muhammad Mokaev at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Carlos Mota at LFA 122 on 21st January 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their LFA Flyweight championship fight at The Factory at the District, St. Louis, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Jo o Camilo at LFA 114 on 27th August 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at The Factory at the District, St. Louis.

Before that, he had defeated Yuma Horiuchi at LFA 110 on 2nd July 2021 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Grand Hotel Casino & Resort, Shawnee.

He was victorious against Karlee Pangilinan at LFA 100 on 19th February 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at Hartman Arena, Park City.

Activity check

Zhumagulov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.

Johnson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Zhumagulov vs Johnson?

Zhalgas Zhumagulov was a 29/20 (+150) underdog going into the contest, while Charles Johnson made his way into the ring at 14/25 (-180) with oddsmakers.

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