Gabriel Alves Braga
Braga
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Jun 28 2024
Friday

Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
12-1-0
KO 1
KO 1
21-7-0

The tape

26
Age
36
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
N/A
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

KOSDKOSDUD
Form
KOSUBUDKOSUB
12
Wins
21
5
By KO
7
42
KO%
33
0
By SUB
4
0
SUB%
19
1
Loses
7
1
Stopped
4
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
N/A
Debut
2011
13
Bouts
28
30
Rounds
65
2 hours, 14 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 38 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Gabriel Alves Braga vs Bubba Jenkins report

Who won Braga vs Jenkins?

Gabriel Alves Braga beat Bubba Jenkins by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of PFL 6, on Friday 28th June 2024 at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.

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).

Braga vs Jenkins stats

Gabriel Alves Braga stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Bubba Jenkins made his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

This was Gabriel Alves Braga's 7th fight in the PFL, having made his debut for the promotion in 2023. Bubba Jenkins marked his 12th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2021.

Gabriel Alves Braga's PFL record stood at 6-1-0, while Bubba Jenkins' came in at 7-5-0.

The stats suggested Braga had a slight advantage in power over Jenkins, with a 42% knock out percentage over Jenkins' 33%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Jenkins had an advantage over Braga, with a 19% submission rate over Braga's 0%.

Gabriel Alves Braga was the younger man by 10 years, at 26 years old.

Braga had a height advantage of 3 inches over Jenkins.

Braga was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 12 years and 7 months earlier than Jenkins, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 37 less professional rounds, 33 to Jenkins' 70.

Braga vs Jenkins form

Braga had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Justin Gonzales at PFL 3: 2024 Regular Season on 19th April 2024 by knockout in the 1st round at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Jesus Pinedo at PFL 10: 2023 PFL World Championship on 24th November 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at The Anthem, Washington.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Chris Wade at PFL 7 on 4th August 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Boeing Center, San Antonio.

Before that, he had defeated Marlon Moraes at PFL 4 on 8th June 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta.

He was victorious against Jesus Pinedo at PFL 1 on 1st April 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater - Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

Bubba Jenkins had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had been beaten by Kai Kamaka III at PFL 3: 2024 Regular Season on 19th April 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.

Previous to that, he had been defeated by Jesus Pinedo at PFL 7 on 4th August 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Boeing Center, San Antonio.

Going into that contest, he had won against Sung Bin Jo at PFL 4 on 8th June 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta.

Before that, he had beaten Chris Wade at PFL 1 on 1st April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater - Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Brendan Loughnane at PFL 2022 #10 -World Championship on 25th November 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Gabriel Alves Braga had been fighting more than Bubba Jenkins.

Going to this contest, Gabriel Alves Braga had last fought 2 months and 21 days ago, while Bubba Jenkins' last outing had been 2 months and 21 days ago.

Braga's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Jenkins' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What time did Braga vs Jenkins start?

The fighters were expected to walk out at around 2:10 AM UTC , which was 10:10 PM EST or 7:10 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:10 AM BST in the UK.

What were the odds on Braga vs Jenkins?

Gabriel Alves Braga was a 4/9 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while Bubba Jenkins made his way into the ring at 8/5 (+160) with oddsmakers.

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