Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Brown vs Oliveira?
Randy Brown beat Alex Oliveira by submission in the 1st round, during the prelims of UFC 261, on Saturday 24th April 2021 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Brown vs Oliveira stats
Randy Brown stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Alex Oliveira made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 9 loses and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Oliveira had a slight advantage in power over Brown, with a 55% knock out percentage over Brown's 50%.
Randy Brown was the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Brown had a height advantage of 4 inches over Oliveira. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Brown was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 year and 5 months later than Oliveira, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 32 less professional rounds, 39 to Oliveira's 71.
Brown vs Oliveira form
Alex Oliveira had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Peter Sobotta at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had defeated Max Griffin at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Nicolas Dalby at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Before that, he had lost to Mike Perry at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.
He had been beaten by Gunnar Nelson at UFC 231 on 8th December 2018 by submission in the 2nd round at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.
Brown's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Oliveira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.