Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Costa vs Bamgbose?
Paulo Costa beat Oluwale Bamgbose by , during the main card of UFC 212, on Saturday 3rd June 2017 at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Paulo Costa.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Costa vs Bamgbose stats
Paulo Costa stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Oluwale Bamgbose made his way to the ring with a record of 6 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Bamgbose had advantage in power over Costa, with a 100% knock out percentage over Costa's 89%.
Paulo Costa was the younger man by 4 years, at 30 years old.
Costa had a height advantage of 2 inches over Bamgbose. Despite this, Bamgbose had 6-inch reach advantage.
Costa was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Bamgbose, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 20 to Bamgbose's 14.