Rodrigo Nascimento
Nascimento
Brazil flag
Nov 04 2023
Saturday

Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Don Tale Mayes
Mayes
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10-1-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 30-27
  • 29-28
  • 29-28
UD 3
10-5-0

The tape

31
Age
32
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 6" / 198 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
81.1" / 206 cm

Tape record

SDSDNCKOSUB
Form
KOUDNCKOUD
10
Wins
10
2
By KO
6
20
KO%
60
6
By SUB
1
60
SUB%
10
1
Loses
5
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2016
12
Bouts
16
19
Rounds
41
1 hours, 2 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 7 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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Rodrigo Nascimento vs Don Tale Mayes report

Who won Nascimento vs Mayes?

Rodrigo Nascimento beat Don Tale Mayes by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night – Almeida vs. Lewis, on Saturday 4th November 2023 at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo.

The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of winner Rodrigo Nascimento.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

Nascimento vs Mayes stats

Rodrigo Nascimento stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Don Tale Mayes made his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggested Mayes had a massive power advantage over Nascimento, boosting at 60% knock out percentage over Nascimento's 20%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nascimento had a massive advantage over Mayes, boasting at 60% submission rate over Mayes' 10%.

Rodrigo Nascimento was the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.

Mayes had a height advantage of 4 inches over Nascimento. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Nascimento was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 10 months earlier than Mayes, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 22 less professional rounds, 22 to Mayes' 44.

Nascimento vs Mayes form

Don Tale Mayes had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Andrei Arlovski at UFC Fight Night – Kara-France vs. Albazi on 3rd June 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Augusto Sakai at UFC Fight Night – Krylov vs Spann on 25th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Hamdy Abdelwahab at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, he had beat Josh Parisian at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round.

He had been beaten by Ciryl Gane at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by submission in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

Activity check

Nascimento's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.

Mayes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Nascimento vs Mayes?

Rodrigo Nascimento was a 8/15 (-190) favourite going into the contest, while Don Tale Mayes made his way into the ring at 6/4 (+150) with oddsmakers.

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