Dec 17 2022
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
Alessandro Costa
Costa
Brazil flag
15-1-0
KO 3
KO 3
12-2-0

The tape

30
Age
28
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm

Tape record

SUBUDSUBSUBUD
Form
KOSDKOKOUD
15
Wins
12
4
By KO
3
27
KO%
25
9
By SUB
6
60
SUB%
50
1
Loses
2
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2015
16
Bouts
14
26
Rounds
27
1 hours, 41 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 36 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

8
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
9
Tapology
-

Amir Albazi vs Alessandro Costa report

Who won Albazi vs Costa?

Amir Albazi beat Alessandro Costa by knockout in the 3rd round during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 17th December 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

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).

Albazi vs Costa stats

Amir Albazi stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Alessandro Costa made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

Alessandro Costa marked his 4th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2022.

Amir Albazi's UFC record stood at 8-0-0, while Alessandro Costa's came in at 2-2-0.

The stats suggested Albazi had a slight advantage in power over Costa, with a 27% knock out percentage over Costa's 25%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Albazi had a slight advantage over Costa, with a 60% submission rate over Costa's 50%.

Amir Albazi was the older man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Albazi had a height advantage of 1 inch over Costa. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Albazi was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 years and 3 months earlier than Costa, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 34 to Costa's 37.

Activity check

Albazi's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Albazi vs Costa?

Amir Albazi was a 1/5 (-500) favourite going into the contest, while Alessandro Costa made his way into the ring at 15/4 (+380) with oddsmakers.

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