Apr 27 2024
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Flyweight
19-2-0
KO 2
KO 2
24-8-0

The tape

31
Age
32
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
65.4" / 166 cm

Tape record

KOUDUDSDUD
Form
UDSUBSUBKOSUB
19
Wins
24
5
By KO
5
26
KO%
21
5
By SUB
7
26
SUB%
29
2
Loses
8
2
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
5
1
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2011
22
Bouts
32
49
Rounds
63
3 hours, 36 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 24 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

5
UFC
8
-
Bellator
-
8
Tapology
11

Matheus Nicolau vs Alex Perez report

Who won Nicolau vs Perez?

Alex Perez beat Matheus Nicolau by knockout in the 2nd round during the main event of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 27th April 2024 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Nicolau vs Perez stats

Matheus Nicolau stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Alex Perez made his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

Alex Perez marked his 12th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2017.

Matheus Nicolau's UFC record stood at 7-1-0, while Alex Perez's came in at 7-5-0.

The stats suggested Nicolau had a slight advantage in power over Perez, with a 26% knock out percentage over Perez's 21%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Perez had a slight advantage over Nicolau, with a 29% submission rate over Nicolau's 26%.

Matheus Nicolau was the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.

Nicolau had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Nicolau was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 8 months earlier than Perez, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 49 to Perez's 67.

Activity check

Nicolau's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Perez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Nicolau vs Perez?

Matheus Nicolau was a 29/50 (-170) favourite going into the contest, while Alex Perez made his way into the ring at 7/5 (+140) with oddsmakers.

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