Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Neves vs Cunha?
Hugo Cunha beat Eduardo Neves by submission in the 2nd round during the main event of LFA 171, on Friday 3rd November 2023 at Ginásio do Polvilho in Cajamar.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Neves vs Cunha stats
Eduardo Neves stepped into the octagon with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Hugo Cunha made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Neves had a large advantage in power over Cunha, boasting at 86% knock out percentage over Cunha's 57%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Cunha had a massive advantage over Neves, boosting at 43% submission rate over Neves' 0%.
Eduardo Neves was the younger man by 6 years, at 24 years old.
Neves was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 14 to Cunha's 13.
Neves' last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
Cunha's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Neves vs Cunha?
Eduardo Neves was a 11/10 (+110) underdog going into the contest, while Hugo Cunha made his way into the ring at 8/11 (-140) with oddsmakers.