Dec 17 2022
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Julian Erosa
Erosa
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19-12-0
KO 1
KO 1
28-9-0

The tape

36
Age
34
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
74.4" / 189 cm

Tape record

SUBUDSUBUDUD
Form
UDSDSUBKOKO
19
Wins
28
3
By KO
11
16
KO%
39
7
By SUB
12
37
SUB%
43
12
Loses
9
1
Stopped
5
7
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2010
32
Bouts
37
78
Rounds
89
5 hours, 51 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 26 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Alex Caceres vs Julian Erosa report

Who won Caceres vs Erosa?

Alex Caceres beat Julian Erosa by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 17th December 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

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).

Caceres vs Erosa stats

Alex Caceres stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Julian Erosa made his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by knock out and 12 by submission.

This was Alex Caceres' 30th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2011.

Alex Caceres' UFC record stood at 16-13-0, while Julian Erosa's came in at 7-7-0.

The stats suggested Erosa had a large advantage in power over Caceres, boasting a 39% knock out percentage over Caceres' 16%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Erosa had a slight advantage over Caceres, with a 43% submission rate over Caceres' 37%.

Alex Caceres was the older man by 2 years, at 36 years old.

Erosa had a height advantage of 3 inches over Caceres. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Caceres was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Erosa, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 1 less professional rounds, 91 to Erosa's 92.

Caceres vs Erosa form

Alex Caceres had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Sodiq Yusuff at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Seung Woo Choi at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kron Gracie at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.

Before that, he had beaten Mart n Bravo at The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale on 6th July 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas.

He had been defeated by Guan Wang at UFC Fight Night 122 on 25th November 2017 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mercedes-Benz Arena, Shanghai, China.

Julian Erosa had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Hakeem Dawodu at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Steven Peterson at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Charles Jourdain at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Seung Woo Choi at UFC Vegas 29 on 19th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.

He had beaten Sean Woodson at UFC Vegas 4 on 27th June 2020 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Julian Erosa had been fighting more than Alex Caceres.

Going to this contest, Alex Caceres had last fought 2 years, 3 months and 29 days ago, while Julian Erosa's last outing had been 1 year, 10 months and 1 day ago.

Caceres' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Erosa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Caceres vs Erosa?

Alex Caceres was a 7/5 (+140) underdog going into the contest, while Julian Erosa made his way into the ring at 11/20 (-180) with oddsmakers.

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