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Who won Rocha vs Nascimento?
Jefferson Nascimento beat Matheus Rocha by during the prelims of LFA 151, on Saturday 28th January 2023 at Ginásio do Polvilho in Cajamar.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jefferson Nascimento.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Rocha vs Nascimento stats
Matheus Rocha stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 5 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jefferson Nascimento made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 6 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Rocha had a massive power advantage over Nascimento, boasting at 100% knock out percentage over Nascimento's 33%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nascimento had a massive advantage over Rocha, boosting at 33% submission rate over Rocha's 0%.
Matheus Rocha was the older man by 24 years, at 24 years old.
Rocha had a height advantage of 2 inches over Nascimento.
Rocha was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2021, 1 year and 9 months later than Nascimento, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 15 less professional rounds, 9 to Nascimento's 24.
What were the odds on Rocha vs Nascimento?
Matheus Rocha was a 2/1 (+200) underdog going into the contest, while Jefferson Nascimento made his way into the ring at 4/11 (-280) with oddsmakers.