Aug 26 2023
Saturday

Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Lukasz Brzeski
Brzeski
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9-1-0
KO 1
KO 1
8-3-0

The tape

32
Age
32
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
78.3" / 199 cm

Tape record

UDUDUDKOKO
Form
UDSDNCKOUD
9
Wins
8
4
By KO
5
44
KO%
63
1
By SUB
2
11
SUB%
25
1
Loses
3
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2018
Debut
2013
10
Bouts
13
24
Rounds
27
1 hours, 48 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 51 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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Waldo Cortes-Acosta vs Lukasz Brzeski report

Who won Cortes-Acosta vs Brzeski?

Waldo Cortes-Acosta beat Lukasz Brzeski by knockout in the 1st round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Korean Zombie, on Saturday 26th August 2023 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Cortes-Acosta vs Brzeski stats

Waldo Cortes-Acosta stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Lukasz Brzeski made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

This was Waldo Cortes-Acosta's 6th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2022.

Waldo Cortes-Acosta's UFC record stood at 5-1-0, while Lukasz Brzeski's came in at 1-3-0.

The stats suggested Brzeski had an advantage in power over Cortes-Acosta, with a 63% knock out percentage over Cortes-Acosta's 44%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Brzeski had an advantage over Cortes-Acosta, with a 25% submission rate over Cortes-Acosta's 11%.

Waldo Cortes-Acosta was the same age as Lukasz Brzeski, at 32 years old.

Cortes-Acosta had a 2-inch reach advantage.

Cortes-Acosta was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 5 years and 1 month later than Brzeski, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 31 to Brzeski's 31.

Cortes-Acosta vs Brzeski form

Cortes-Acosta had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Chase Sherman at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak on 19th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Jared Vanderaa at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Thomas Petersen at LFA 129 on 15th April 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round in their LFA Heavyweight championship fight at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake.

Before that, he had defeated Derrick Weaver at LFA 124 on 11th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Arizona Federal Theatre, Phoenix.

He was victorious against Mo DeReese at Bellator 271 on 12th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood.

Activity check

Cortes-Acosta's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Brzeski's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Cortes-Acosta vs Brzeski?

Waldo Cortes-Acosta was a 11/25 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while Lukasz Brzeski made his way into the ring at 37/20 (+190) with oddsmakers.

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