Nikolas Motta
Motta
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Jun 17 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Manuel Torres
Torres
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13-4-0
KO 1
KO 1
13-2-0

The tape

31
Age
28
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
73.6" / 187 cm

Tape record

KOKOUDUDKO
Form
KOKOSUBSUBSUB
13
Wins
13
9
By KO
6
69
KO%
46
0
By SUB
6
0
SUB%
46
4
Loses
2
3
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
N/A
17
Bouts
15
31
Rounds
17
1 hours, 59 minutes
Fight Time
36 minutes, 26 seconds

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Nikolas Motta vs Manuel Torres report

Who won Motta vs Torres?

Manuel Torres beat Nikolas Motta by during the main card of UFC Fight Night – Vettori vs. Cannonier, on Saturday 17th June 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Manuel Torres.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Motta vs Torres stats

Nikolas Motta stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Manuel Torres made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.

The stats suggested Motta had a large advantage in power over Torres, boasting at 69% knock out percentage over Torres' 46%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Torres had a massive advantage over Motta, boosting at 46% submission rate over Motta's 0%.

Nikolas Motta was the older man by 3 years, at 31 years old.

Torres had a height advantage of 1 inch over Motta. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Motta was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 11 year and 9 months later than Torres, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 36 to Torres' 19.

Activity check

Motta's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Motta vs Torres?

Nikolas Motta was a 81/50 (+160) underdog going into the contest, while Manuel Torres made his way into the ring at 53/100 (-190) with oddsmakers.

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