Jun 03 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Daniel Pineda
Pineda
United States flag
20-13-0
UD 3
UD 3
28-14-0

The tape

35
Age
38
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

KOUDSUBUDSUB
Form
SUBNCKOKONC
20
Wins
28
4
By KO
9
20
KO%
32
7
By SUB
19
35
SUB%
68
13
Loses
14
1
Stopped
3
7
Tapped
6
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2007
34
Bouts
45
82
Rounds
75
6 hours, 9 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 13 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

15
UFC
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-
Bellator
-
15
Tapology
-

Alex Caceres vs Daniel Pineda report

Who won Caceres vs Pineda?

Alex Caceres beat Daniel Pineda by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night – Kara-France vs. Albazi, on Saturday 3rd June 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Alex Caceres.

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 Pineda stats

Alex Caceres stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Daniel Pineda made his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 19 by submission.

Alex Caceres' UFC record stood at 16-12-0, while Daniel Pineda's came in at 5-6-0.

The stats suggested Pineda had an advantage in power over Caceres, with a 32% knock out percentage over Caceres' 20%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pineda had a massive advantage over Caceres, boasting a 68% submission rate over Caceres' 35%.

Alex Caceres was the younger man by 3 years, at 35 years old.

Caceres had a height advantage of 3 inches over Pineda. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Caceres was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 6 months later than Pineda, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 88 to Pineda's 78.

Caceres vs Pineda form

Caceres had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Daniel Pineda at UFC Fight Night – Kara-France vs. Albazi on 3rd June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Julian Erosa at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that 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.

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

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.

Activity check

Caceres' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Pineda's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Caceres vs Pineda?

Alex Caceres was a 8/15 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Daniel Pineda made his way into the ring at 29/20 (+160) with oddsmakers.

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