Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Cunha vs Batista?
Hugo Cunha beat Fernando Batista by during the main card of LFA 159, on Saturday 27th May 2023 at CIDE Casa Branca Sports Complex in Caraguatatuba.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Hugo Cunha.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Cunha vs Batista stats
Hugo Cunha stepped into the octagon with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Fernando Batista made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Batista had a slight advantage in power over Cunha, with a 55% knock out percentage over Cunha's 50%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Cunha had an advantage over Batista, with a 50% submission rate over Batista's 36%.
Hugo Cunha was the younger man by 9 years, at 30 years old.
Cunha had a height advantage of 3 inches over Batista.
Cunha was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 9 years and 2 months earlier than Batista, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 12 less professional rounds, 13 to Batista's 25.
What were the odds on Cunha vs Batista?
Hugo Cunha was a 1/10 (-1000) favourite going into the contest, while Fernando Batista made his way into the ring at 21/4 (+530) with oddsmakers.