Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Prates vs Rocha?
Carlos Prates beat Moacir Rocha by during the main card of LFA 146, on Friday 4th November 2022 at Ginásio do Polvilho in Cajamar.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Carlos Prates.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Prates vs Rocha stats
Carlos Prates stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Moacir Rocha made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Prates had a large advantage in power over Rocha, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Rocha's 25%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Rocha had a large advantage over Prates, boosting at 50% submission rate over Prates' 20%.
Carlos Prates was the same age as Moacir Rocha, at 30 years old.
Rocha had a height advantage of 3 inches over Prates.
Prates was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 7 months earlier than Rocha, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 37 to Rocha's 40.
Prates' last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Prates vs Rocha?
Carlos Prates was a 6/25 (-420) favourite going into the contest, while Moacir Rocha made his way into the ring at 27/10 (+270) with oddsmakers.