Dec 03 2022
Saturday

Amway Center, Orlando, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
18-2-0
KO 2
KO 2
16-6-0

The tape

31
Age
34
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
72.4" / 184 cm

Tape record

UDUDSDUDSUB
Form
SUBSUBNCSDKO
18
Wins
16
4
By KO
2
22
KO%
13
5
By SUB
9
28
SUB%
56
2
Loses
6
2
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
2
1
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2012
21
Bouts
23
47
Rounds
39
3 hours, 29 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 24 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

6
UFC
7
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
11

Matheus Nicolau vs Matt Schnell report

Who won Nicolau vs Schnell?

Matheus Nicolau beat Matt Schnell by knockout in the 2nd round during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 3rd December 2022 at Amway Center in Orlando.

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).

Nicolau vs Schnell stats

Matheus Nicolau stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Matt Schnell made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by knock out and 9 by submission.

Matheus Nicolau's UFC record stood at 7-1-0, while Matt Schnell's came in at 6-6-0.

The stats suggested Nicolau had a slight advantage in power over Schnell, with a 22% knock out percentage over Schnell's 13%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Schnell had a large advantage over Nicolau, boasting a 56% submission rate over Nicolau's 28%.

Matheus Nicolau was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.

Schnell had a height advantage of 2 inches over Nicolau. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Nicolau was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years and 1 month earlier than Schnell, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 49 to Schnell's 43.

Activity check

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

Schnell's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Nicolau vs Schnell?

Matheus Nicolau was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Matt Schnell made his way into the ring at 61/20 (+310) with oddsmakers.

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