Oct 09 2021
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

UFC Vegas 39
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
17-11-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 28-29
  • 28-29
  • 28-29
UD 3
16-2-0

The tape

36
Age
30
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm

Tape record

Form
17
Wins
16
3
By KO
4
18
KO%
25
6
By SUB
5
35
SUB%
31
11
Loses
2
1
Stopped
2
5
Tapped
0
1
Draws
1
2009
Debut
2010
29
Bouts
19
71
Rounds
41
5 hours, 10 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 59 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

9
UFC
11
-
Bellator
-
9
Tapology
15

Tim Elliott vs Matheus Nicolau report

Who won Elliott vs Nicolau?

Matheus Nicolau beat Tim Elliott by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Vegas 39, on Saturday 9th October 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 28-29, 28-29, 28-29 in favor of winner Matheus Nicolau.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Elliott vs Nicolau stats

Tim Elliott stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 11 loses and 1 draw, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Matheus Nicolau made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.

The stats suggested Nicolau had a slight advantage in power over Elliott, with a 25% knock out percentage over Elliott's 18%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Elliott had a slight advantage over Nicolau, with a 35% submission rate over Nicolau's 31%.

Tim Elliott was the older man by 6 years, at 36 years old.

Elliott had a height advantage of 1 inch over Nicolau. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Elliott was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Nicolau, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 28 more professional rounds, 77 to Nicolau's 49.

Activity check

Elliott's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 9 months and 23 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 Elliott vs Nicolau?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any historical odds for Elliott vs Nicolau.

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