Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Flyweight
27-5-0
16-7-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Flyweight

The tape

34
Age
31
5' 5" / 166 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm

Full record

UD 5SD 5SUB 1SUB 2UD 3
Form
SD 5UD 5KO 1SUB 1SD 3
27
Wins
16
8
By KO
4
30
KO%
25
10
By Sub
9
37
SUB%
56
5
Losses
7
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2012
32
Bouts
23
75
Rounds
49
5 hours, 29 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 19 minutes

Current rankings @ Flyweight

-
UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
3

Alexandre Pantoja vs Brandon Royval preview

When is Pantoja vs Royval III?

Alexandre Pantoja could potentially square off against Brandon Royval, in Autumn/Fall 2024 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Pantoja vs Royval III stats

Alexandre Pantoja would step into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.

Brandon Royval would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 9 by submission.

Alexandre Pantoja's UFC record currently stands at 11-3-0, while Brandon Royval's comes in at 6-3-0.

The stats suggest Pantoja would have a slight advantage in power over Royval, with a 30% knock out percentage over Royval's 25%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Royval would have an advantage over Pantoja, with a 56% submission rate over Pantoja's 37%.

Alexandre Pantoja is the older man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

Royval has a height advantage of 4 inches over Pantoja. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Pantoja is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 5 years earlier than Royval, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 26 more professional rounds, 75 to Royval's 49.

Pantoja vs Royval III form

Alexandre Pantoja has beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Brandon Royval at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Brandon Moreno at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by split decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Alex Perez at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, he was victorious against Brandon Royval at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

He had won against Manel Kape at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Royval has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Brandon Moreno at UFC Fight Night: Moreno vs. Royval 2 on 24th February 2024 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Arena CDMX, Mexico City, Mexico.

Previous to that, he had lost to Alexandre Pantoja at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Matheus Nicolau at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen on 15th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Center, Kansas City.

Before that, he was victorious against Matt Schnell at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He had won against Rogerio Bontorin at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Brandon Royval has been fighting more than Alexandre Pantoja.

Alexandre Pantoja last fought 4 months and 2 days ago, while Brandon Royval's last outing was 1 month and 25 days ago.

Pantoja's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Royval's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

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