Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Kape vs Osbourne?
Manel Kape beat Ode Osbourne by , during the prelims of UFC 265, on Saturday 7th August 2021 at Toyota Center in Houston.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Manel Kape.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Kape vs Osbourne stats
Manel Kape stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Ode Osbourne made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Kape had advantage in power over Osbourne, with a 60% knock out percentage over Osbourne's 44%.
Manel Kape was the younger man by 2 years, at 28 years old.
Osbourne had a height advantage of 2 inches over Kape. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Kape was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Osbourne, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 26 more professional rounds, 49 to Osbourne's 23.
Kape vs Osbourne form
Manel Kape had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Alexandre Pantoja at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kai Asakura at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their Rizin Bantamweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had beat Takeya Mizugaki at RIZIN 18 on 18th August 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Dolphins Arena, Nagoya.
Before that, he had won against Seiichiro Ito at RIZIN 15 on 21st April 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Yokohama Arena, Yokohama.
He had been beaten by Ulka Sasaki at RIZIN 14 on 31st December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Kape's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.