Mar 12 2022
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
19-12-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 27-30
  • 27-30
  • 28-29
UD 3
11-1-0

The tape

35
Age
31
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

SUBUDSUBUDUD
Form
UDKOUDKOUD
19
Wins
11
3
By KO
6
16
KO%
55
7
By SUB
0
37
SUB%
0
12
Loses
1
1
Stopped
1
7
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2016
32
Bouts
12
78
Rounds
24
5 hours, 51 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 39 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

15
UFC
12
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
-

Alex Caceres vs Sodiq Yusuff report

Who won Caceres vs Yusuff?

Sodiq Yusuff beat Alex Caceres by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 12th March 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 in favor of the winner Sodiq Yusuff.

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 Yusuff 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.

Sodiq Yusuff made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out.

This was Alex Caceres' 30th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2011. Sodiq Yusuff marked his 9th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2018.

Alex Caceres' UFC record stood at 16-13-0, while Sodiq Yusuff's came in at 6-3-0.

The stats suggested Yusuff had a massive power advantage over Caceres, boasting a 55% knock out percentage over Caceres' 16%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Caceres had a massive advantage over Yusuff, boasting a 37% submission rate over Yusuff's 0%.

Alex Caceres was the older man by 4 years, at 35 years old.

Caceres had a height advantage of 1 inch over Yusuff. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Caceres was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 7 years and 5 months earlier than Yusuff, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 54 more professional rounds, 91 to Yusuff's 37.

Caceres vs Yusuff form

Alex Caceres had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Kron Gracie at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had been beaten 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.

He had been defeated by Jason Knight at UFC on FOX 23 on 28th January 2017 by submission in the 2nd round at Pepsi Center, Denver, United States.

Activity check

Caceres' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Yusuff's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.

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