Dec 08 2018
Saturday

Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada

UFC 231
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Alex Oliveira
Oliveira
Brazil flag
16-3-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
20-5-0

The tape

34
Age
34
5' 11" / 181 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
76.4" / 194 cm

Tape record

KOSUBSUBUDSUB
Form
KOSUBKOKOSUB
16
Wins
20
4
By KO
12
25
KO%
60
11
By SUB
5
69
SUB%
25
3
Loses
5
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
3
1
Draws
1
N/A
Debut
2011
20
Bouts
28
34
Rounds
52
2 hours, 19 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 21 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Gunnar Nelson vs Alex Oliveira report

Who won Nelson vs Oliveira?

Gunnar Nelson beat Alex Oliveira by submission in the 2nd round during the main card of UFC 231, on Saturday 8th December 2018 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Nelson vs Oliveira stats

Gunnar Nelson stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.

Alex Oliveira made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.

The stats suggested Oliveira had a massive power advantage over Nelson, boosting at 60% knock out percentage over Nelson's 25%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nelson had a massive advantage over Oliveira, boasting at 69% submission rate over Oliveira's 25%.

Gunnar Nelson was the same age as Alex Oliveira, at 34 years old.

Oliveira had 4-inch reach advantage.

Nelson was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 10 years and 11 months earlier than Oliveira, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 31 less professional rounds, 45 to Oliveira's 76.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Gunnar Nelson had been fighting more than Alex Oliveira.

Going to this contest, Gunnar Nelson had last fought 5 years, 4 months and 14 days ago, while Alex Oliveira's last outing had been 4 years, 7 months and 16 days ago.

Nelson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.

Oliveira's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

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