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Who won Borralho vs Oleksiejczuk?
Caio Borralho beat Michal Oleksiejczuk by submission in the 2nd round during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night – Song vs. Simon, on Saturday 29th April 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Borralho vs Oleksiejczuk stats
Caio Borralho stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Michal Oleksiejczuk made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Oleksiejczuk had a massive power advantage over Borralho, boosting at 72% knock out percentage over Borralho's 31%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Borralho had an advantage over Oleksiejczuk, with a 23% submission rate over Oleksiejczuk's 6%.
Caio Borralho was the older man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Oleksiejczuk had a height advantage of 2 inches over Borralho. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Borralho was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 11 months later than Oleksiejczuk, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 10 less professional rounds, 33 to Oleksiejczuk's 43.
Borralho vs Oleksiejczuk form
Oleksiejczuk had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Cody Brundage at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Sam Alvey at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Dustin Jacoby at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Shamil Gamzatov at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.
He had won against Modestas Bukauskas at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Borralho's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Oleksiejczuk's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Borralho vs Oleksiejczuk?
Caio Borralho was a 27/100 (-260) favourite going into the contest, while Michal Oleksiejczuk made his way into the ring at 11/4 (+280) with oddsmakers.