Austin Lingo
Lingo
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Jul 15 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Melquizael Costa
Costa
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9-2-0
UD 3
UD 3
19-6-0

The tape

29
Age
27
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

SUBUDUDUDKO
Form
SUBKOKOUDSUB
9
Wins
19
3
By KO
7
33
KO%
37
2
By SUB
6
22
SUB%
32
2
Loses
6
0
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2014
11
Bouts
25
22
Rounds
54
1 hours, 28 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 54 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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Austin Lingo vs Melquizael Costa report

Who won Lingo vs Costa?

Melquizael Costa beat Austin Lingo by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Holm vs. Bueno Silva, on Saturday 15th July 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Melquizael Costa.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Lingo vs Costa stats

Austin Lingo stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Melquizael Costa made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.

The stats suggested Costa had a slight advantage in power over Lingo, with a 37% knock out percentage over Lingo's 33%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Costa had a slight advantage over Lingo, with a 32% submission rate over Lingo's 22%.

Austin Lingo was the older man by 2 years, at 29 years old.

Lingo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 4 months later than Costa, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 34 less professional rounds, 25 to Costa's 59.

Activity check

Lingo's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Costa's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Lingo vs Costa?

Austin Lingo was a 187/100 (+190) underdog going into the contest, while Melquizael Costa made his way into the ring at 11/25 (-230) with oddsmakers.

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