May 04 2024
Saturday

Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
Ihor Potieria
Potieria
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30-11-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
20-5-0

The tape

30
Age
27
6' 1" / 186 cm
Height
6' 3" / 190 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

SUBKOSDUDUD
Form
UDKOKOKOKO
30
Wins
20
11
By KO
9
37
KO%
45
8
By SUB
6
27
SUB%
30
11
Loses
5
1
Stopped
4
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
N/A
43
Bouts
25
96
Rounds
40
6 hours, 56 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 34 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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Michel Pereira vs Ihor Potieria report

Who won Pereira vs Potieria?

Michel Pereira beat Ihor Potieria by submission in the 1st round during the main card of UFC 301, on Saturday 4th May 2024 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Pereira vs Potieria stats

Michel Pereira stepped into the octagon with a record of 30 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Ihor Potieria made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

This was Michel Pereira's 11th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2019. Ihor Potieria marked his 6th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2022.

Michel Pereira's UFC record stood at 9-2-0, while Ihor Potieria's came in at 2-4-0.

The stats suggested Potieria had a slight advantage in power over Pereira, with a 45% knock out percentage over Pereira's 37%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Potieria had a slight advantage over Pereira, with a 30% submission rate over Pereira's 27%.

Michel Pereira was the older man by 3 years, at 30 years old.

Potieria had a height advantage of 2 inches over Pereira. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Pereira was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 12 years and 5 months later than Potieria, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 56 more professional rounds, 97 to Potieria's 41.

Pereira vs Potieria form

Pereira had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 opponent and going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Michal Oleksiejczuk at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by submission in the 1st round at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Andre Petroski at UFC Fight Night – Yusuff vs Barboza on 14th October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Andre Fialho at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim.

He had won against Niko Price at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Potieria had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Robert Bryczek at UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Pyfer on 10th February 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Rodolfo Bellato at UFC Fight Night: Dariush vs. Tsarukyan on 2nd December 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Moody Center, Austin.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Carlos Ulberg at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte.

Before that, he had defeated Mauricio Rua at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He had been defeated by Nick Negumereanu at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ihor Potieria had been fighting more than Michel Pereira.

Going to this contest, Michel Pereira had last fought 2 months and 15 days ago, while Ihor Potieria's last outing had been 3 months and 14 days ago.

Pereira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Potieria's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What time did Pereira vs Potieria start?

The fighters were expected to walk out at around 2:35 AM UTC , which was 10:35 PM EST or 7:35 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:35 AM BST in the UK.

What were the odds on Pereira vs Potieria?

Michel Pereira was a 4/25 (-630) favourite going into the contest, while Ihor Potieria made his way into the ring at 9/2 (+450) with oddsmakers.

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