Dec 19 2020
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
28-7-0
UD 3
UD 3
16-6-0

The tape

37
Age
31
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm

Tape record

KOSDUDKOKO
Form
KOUDKOSUBKO
28
Wins
16
17
By KO
6
61
KO%
38
1
By SUB
8
4
SUB%
50
7
Loses
6
4
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2004
Debut
2011
35
Bouts
23
91
Rounds
50
6 hours, 38 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 40 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Jose Aldo vs Marlon Vera report

Who won Aldo vs Vera?

Jose Aldo beat Marlon Vera by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC Vegas 17, on Saturday 19th December 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Jose Aldo.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Aldo vs Vera stats

Jose Aldo stepped into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Marlon Vera made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

This was Jose Aldo's 21st fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2011.

Jose Aldo's UFC record stood at 14-7-0, while Marlon Vera's came in at 15-8-0.

The stats suggested Aldo had a large advantage in power over Vera, boasting a 61% knock out percentage over Vera's 38%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Vera had a massive advantage over Aldo, boasting a 50% submission rate over Aldo's 4%.

Jose Aldo was the older man by 6 years, at 37 years old.

Vera had a height advantage of 1 inch over Aldo. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Aldo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 6 years and 10 months earlier than Vera, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 24 more professional rounds, 108 to Vera's 84.

Aldo vs Vera form

Jose Aldo had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Petr Yan at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marlon Moraes at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 237 on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Before that, he had won against Renato Moicano at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza.

He had beaten Jeremy Stephens at UFC on FOX 30 on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Canada.

Vera had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Sean O’Malley at UFC 252 on 15th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Yadong Song at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Guido Cannetti at UFC Fight Night 140 on 17th November 2018 by submission in the 2nd round at Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Before that, he had been beaten by Douglas Andrade at UFC Fight Night 125 on 3rd February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mangueirinho Gymnasium, Belem, Brazil.

He had been defeated by John Lineker at UFC Fight Night 119 on 28th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jose Aldo had been fighting more than Marlon Vera.

Going to this contest, Jose Aldo had last fought 3 years, 10 months and 5 days ago, while Marlon Vera's last outing had been 3 years, 9 months and 1 day ago.

Aldo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Vera's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

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