Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Flyweight
28-5-0
16-0-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Flyweight

The tape

34
Age
24
5' 5" / 166 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
N/A

Full record

UD 5UD 5SD 5SUB 1SUB 2
Form
KO 2KO 2UD 3SUB 1SUB 2
28
Wins
16
8
By KO
5
29
KO%
31
10
By Sub
7
36
SUB%
44
5
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
N/A
33
Bouts
16
80
Rounds
27
5 hours, 54 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 47 minutes

Current rankings @ Flyweight

-
UFC
5
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
8

Alexandre Pantoja vs Tatsuro Taira preview

When is Pantoja vs Taira?

Alexandre Pantoja could potentially take on Tatsuro Taira, in Late 2024.

The fight would be contested 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 Taira stats

Alexandre Pantoja would step into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.

Tatsuro Taira would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 16 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggest Taira would have a slight advantage in power over Pantoja, with a 31% knock out percentage over Pantoja's 29%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Taira would have a slight advantage over Pantoja, with a 44% submission rate over Pantoja's 36%.

Alexandre Pantoja is the older man by 10 years, at 34 years old.

Taira has a height advantage of 2 inches over Pantoja.

Pantoja is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 16 years and 11 months later than Taira, whose first professional fight was in . He has fought 53 more professional rounds, 80 to Taira's 27.

Pantoja vs Taira form

Alexandre Pantoja has beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Steve Erceg at UFC 301 on 4th May 2024 by unanimous decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Previous to that, he had beaten 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.

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

Before that, he was victorious against Alex Perez at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

He had won against Brandon Royval at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

Taira remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Alex Perez at UFC Fight Night: Perez vs. Taira on 15th June 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Carlos Hernandez at UFC Fight Night: Song vs. Gutierrez on 9th December 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Edgar Chairez at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Jesus Santos Aguilar at UFC Fight Night on 4th February 2023 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

He had beaten C.J. Vergara at UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Araujo on 15th October 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Tatsuro Taira has been fighting more than Alexandre Pantoja.

Alexandre Pantoja last fought 2 months and 14 days ago, while Tatsuro Taira's last outing was 1 month and 3 days ago.

Pantoja's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

Taira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Pantoja vs Taira?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Pantoja vs Taira yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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