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Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Caceres vs Erosa?
Alex Caceres is set to face Julian Erosa during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland, on Saturday 17th December 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit will be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Caceres vs Erosa stats
Alex Caceres steps into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Julian Erosa will make his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 12 by submission.
The stats suggest Erosa has a large advantage in power over Caceres, boosting at 39% knock out percentage over Caceres' 16%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Erosa will have a slight advantage over Caceres, with a 43% submission rate over Caceres' 37%.
Alex Caceres is the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Erosa has a height advantage of 3 inches over Caceres. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Caceres is 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 has fought 11 less professional rounds, 78 to Erosa's 89.
Caceres vs Erosa form
Alex Caceres has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he 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 defeated Seung Woo Choi at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by unanimous decision 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 unanimous decision in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.
Before that, he had beat 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 lost to 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 has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against 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 had won 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 beat 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 been beaten by Seung Woo Choi at UFC Vegas 29 on 19th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.
He had defeated Sean Woodson at UFC Vegas 4 on 27th June 2020 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Julian Erosa has been fighting more than Alex Caceres.
Alex Caceres last fought 8 months and 16 days ago, while Julian Erosa's last outing was 2 months and 18 days ago.
Caceres' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Erosa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Caceres vs Erosa?
Julian Erosa is currently 8/15 (-190) to win the contest outright, while you can get 7/5 (+140) on Alex Caceres if you fancy the small upset.
Caceres vs Erosa US streams
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