Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Niko Price vs Michel Pereira report
Who won Price vs Pereira?
Michel Pereira beat Niko Price by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 264, on Saturday 10th July 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Michel Pereira.
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).
Price vs Pereira stats
Niko Price stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Michel Pereira made his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Price had a massive power advantage over Pereira, boasting at 71% knock out percentage over Pereira's 40%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pereira had a slight advantage over Price, with a 28% submission rate over Price's 21%.
Niko Price was the older man by 4 years, at 33 years old.
Pereira had a height advantage of 1 inch over Price. Despite this, he had 3-inch reach advantage.
Price was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 month later than Pereira, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 53 less professional rounds, 41 to Pereira's 94.
Price vs Pereira form
Niko Price had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Michel Pereira at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Donald Cerrone at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat James Vick at UFC on ESPN+ 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Amalie Arena, Tampa.
Before that, he had been beaten by Geoff Neal at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
He had won against Tim Means at UFC on ESPN+ 4 on 9th March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at INTRUST Bank Arena, Wichita, United States.
Price's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Pereira's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Price vs Pereira?
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