Jan 15 2022
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
12-6-0
SD 3

Score cards

  • 29-28
  • 29-28
  • 28-29
SD 3
17-3-0

The tape

31
Age
32
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm

Tape record

Form
12
Wins
17
3
By KO
3
25
KO%
18
8
By SUB
11
67
SUB%
65
6
Loses
3
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2013
18
Bouts
21
34
Rounds
37
2 hours, 10 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 23 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

5
UFC
7
-
Bellator
-
7
Tapology
-

Brandon Royval vs Rogerio Bontorin report

Who won Royval vs Bontorin?

Brandon Royval beat Rogerio Bontorin by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 15th January 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the winner Brandon Royval.

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).

Royval vs Bontorin stats

Brandon Royval stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Rogerio Bontorin made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 11 by submission.

Brandon Royval's UFC record stood at 6-3-0, while Rogerio Bontorin's came in at 2-3-0.

The stats suggested Royval had a slight advantage in power over Bontorin, with a 25% knock out percentage over Bontorin's 18%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Royval had a slight advantage over Bontorin, with a 67% submission rate over Bontorin's 65%.

Brandon Royval was the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.

Royval had a height advantage of 4 inches over Bontorin. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Royval's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Bontorin's, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 months earlier than Bontorin, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 7 more professional rounds, 49 to Bontorin's 42.

Royval vs Bontorin form

Royval had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Matheus Nicolau at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen on 15th April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Center, Kansas City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Matt Schnell at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Rogerio Bontorin at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had lost to Alexandre Pantoja at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

He was victorious against Kai Kara France at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

Royval's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Bontorin's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Royval vs Bontorin?

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