Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Lucas Rocha vs Matheus da Silva report
Who won Rocha vs Silva?
Lucas Rocha beat Matheus da Silva by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of LFA 159, on Saturday 27th May 2023 at CIDE Casa Branca Sports Complex in Caraguatatuba.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Lucas Rocha.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Rocha vs Silva stats
Lucas Rocha stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Matheus da Silva made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Rocha had a massive power advantage over Silva, boasting at 60% knock out percentage over Silva's 18%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Silva had a slight advantage over Rocha, with a 36% submission rate over Rocha's 27%.
Lucas Rocha was the younger man by 3 years, at 22 years old.
Silva had a height advantage of 3 inches over Rocha.
Rocha was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 4 months later than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 3 more professional rounds, 34 to Silva's 31.
What were the odds on Rocha vs Silva?
Lucas Rocha was a 13/20 (-150) favourite going into the contest, while Matheus da Silva made his way into the ring at 11/10 (+110) with oddsmakers.
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