Feb 06 2021
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
22-5-0
UD 3
UD 3
15-4-0

The tape

34
Age
30
5' 5" / 166 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Tape record

UDKOUDKOSUB
Form
KOKOKOUDSUB
22
Wins
15
8
By KO
9
36
KO%
60
8
By SUB
5
36
SUB%
33
5
Loses
4
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2012
27
Bouts
19
59
Rounds
41
4 hours, 15 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 47 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

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Alexandre Pantoja vs Manel Kape report

Who won Pantoja vs Kape?

Alexandre Pantoja beat Manel Kape by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Vegas 18, on Saturday 6th February 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Alexandre Pantoja.

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).

Pantoja vs Kape stats

Alexandre Pantoja stepped into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Manel Kape made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

This was Alexandre Pantoja's 15th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2017.

Alexandre Pantoja's UFC record stood at 12-3-0, while Manel Kape's came in at 4-2-0.

The stats suggested Kape had a large advantage in power over Pantoja, boasting a 60% knock out percentage over Pantoja's 36%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pantoja had a slight advantage over Kape, with a 36% submission rate over Kape's 33%.

Alexandre Pantoja was the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.

Pantoja was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 4 years and 9 months earlier than Kape, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 25 more professional rounds, 80 to Kape's 55.

Pantoja vs Kape form

Kape had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Kai Asakura at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their Rizin Bantamweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, he had beaten Takeya Mizugaki at RIZIN 18 on 18th August 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Dolphins Arena, Nagoya.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Seiichiro Ito at RIZIN 15 on 21st April 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Yokohama Arena, Yokohama.

Before that, he had lost to Ulka Sasaki at RIZIN 14 on 31st December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.

He was victorious against Yusaku Nakamura at RIZIN 13 on 30th September 2018 by submission in the 3rd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.

Activity check

Kape's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

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