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Who won Nascimento vs Gomes?
Jefferson Nascimento beat Italo Gomes by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of LFA 162, on Friday 7th July 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 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Nascimento vs Gomes stats
Jefferson Nascimento stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Italo Gomes made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Nascimento had a large advantage in power over Gomes, boasting at 33% knock out percentage over Gomes' 9%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Gomes had a massive advantage over Nascimento, boosting at 64% submission rate over Nascimento's 33%.
Jefferson Nascimento was the younger man by 27 years, at years old.
Gomes had a height advantage of 2 inches over Nascimento.
Nascimento was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 3 year and 4 months later than Gomes, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 10 less professional rounds, 22 to Gomes' 32.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Italo Gomes had been fighting more than Jefferson Nascimento.
Going to this contest, Jefferson Nascimento had last fought 7 months and 26 days ago, while Italo Gomes' last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 8 days ago.
Nascimento's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Gomes' last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Nascimento vs Gomes?
Jefferson Nascimento was a 13/20 (-150) favourite going into the contest, while Italo Gomes made his way into the ring at 11/10 (+110) with oddsmakers.