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Who won Cappelozza vs Scheffel?
Bruno Henrique Cappelozza beat Matheus Scheffel by during the co-main event of PFL 2, on Friday 7th April 2023 at The Theater at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Bruno Henrique Cappelozza.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Cappelozza vs Scheffel stats
Bruno Henrique Cappelozza stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Matheus Scheffel made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cappelozza had a large advantage in power over Scheffel, boasting at 93% knock out percentage over Scheffel's 71%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Cappelozza and Scheffel would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Bruno Henrique Cappelozza was the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Cappelozza was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Scheffel, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 10 less professional rounds, 36 to Scheffel's 46.
Cappelozza vs Scheffel form
Cappelozza had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Matheus Scheffel at PFL 2022 #5 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Stuart Austin at PFL 2022 #2 on 28th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ante Delija at PFL 2021 #10 on 27th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Jamelle Jones at PFL 2021 #8 on 19th August 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood.
He had defeated Mo DeReese at PFL 2021 #6 on 25th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Cappelozza's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Scheffel's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Cappelozza vs Scheffel?
Bruno Henrique Cappelozza was a 1/2 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Matheus Scheffel made his way into the ring at 6/4 (+150) with oddsmakers.