Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Costa vs Nascimento?
Jefferson Nascimento beat Gabriel Costa by during the co-main event of LFA 171, on Friday 3rd November 2023 at Ginásio do Polvilho in Cajamar.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jefferson Nascimento.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Costa vs Nascimento stats
Gabriel Costa stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Jefferson Nascimento made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 10 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Costa had an advantage in power over Nascimento, with a 50% knock out percentage over Nascimento's 30%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Costa had a slight advantage over Nascimento, with a 38% submission rate over Nascimento's 30%.
Gabriel Costa was the same age as Jefferson Nascimento, at years old.
Costa was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 4 years and 1 month earlier than Nascimento, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 10 less professional rounds, 14 to Nascimento's 24.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jefferson Nascimento had been fighting more than Gabriel Costa.
Going to this contest, Gabriel Costa had last fought 4 months and 25 days ago, while Jefferson Nascimento's last outing had been 4 months and 25 days ago.
Costa's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Nascimento's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 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 Costa vs Nascimento?
Gabriel Costa was a 10/11 (-110) underdog going into the contest, while Jefferson Nascimento made his way into the ring at 5/6 (-120) with oddsmakers.