Cesar Almeida
Almeida
Brazil flag
Apr 06 2024
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
Dylan Budka
Budka
United States flag
4-0-0
KO 2
KO 2
7-2-0

The tape

36
Age
24
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
N/A
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

UDKOKOKO
Form
UDSUBSDUDUD
4
Wins
7
3
By KO
1
75
KO%
14
0
By SUB
2
0
SUB%
29
0
Loses
2
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
N/A
4
Bouts
9
6
Rounds
24
21 minutes, 37 seconds
Fight Time
1 hours, 48 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Cesar Almeida vs Dylan Budka report

Who won Almeida vs Budka?

Cesar Almeida beat Dylan Budka by knockout in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 6th April 2024 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).

Almeida vs Budka stats

Cesar Almeida stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 4 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Dylan Budka made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

This was Cesar Almeida's 2nd fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2024.

Cesar Almeida's UFC record stood at 1-1-0, while Dylan Budka's came in at 0-1-0.

The stats suggested Almeida had a massive power advantage over Budka, boasting a 75% knock out percentage over Budka's 14%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Budka had a large advantage over Almeida, boasting a 29% submission rate over Almeida's 0%.

Cesar Almeida was the older man by 12 years, at 36 years old.

Almeida had a height advantage of 1 inch over Budka.

Almeida was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 8 years and 4 months later than Budka, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 15 less professional rounds, 11 to Budka's 26.

Almeida vs Budka form

Dylan Budka had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Chad Hanekom at Contender Series 2023 on 5th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Azamat Bekoev at LFA 160 on 16th June 2023 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Owensboro Sportscenter, Owensboro.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Wes Schultz at LFA 150 on 13th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake.

Before that, he had defeated Lydell Poag at LFA 139 on 19th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Niagara Falls.

He was victorious against Tee Cummins at LFA 129 on 15th April 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake.

Activity check

Budka's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Almeida vs Budka?

Cesar Almeida was a 5/4 (+130) underdog going into the contest, while Dylan Budka made his way into the ring at 33/50 (-150) with oddsmakers.

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