Apr 15 2023
Saturday

T-Mobile Center, Kansas City, United States

UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
14-6-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

19-2-1

The tape

30
Age
30
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm

Full record

SUB 1SD 3SUB 2SUB 2SUB 1
Form
KO 2UD 3UD 3SD 3
14
Wins
19
3
By KO
5
21
KO%
26
9
By Sub
5
64
SUB%
26
6
Losses
2
1
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2012
Debut
2010
20
Bouts
22
38
Rounds
49
2 hours, 27 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 36 minutes

Current rankings @ Flyweight

4
UFC
5
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
5

Brandon Royval vs Matheus Nicolau preview

When is Royval vs Nicolau?

Brandon Royval will take on Matheus Nicolau during the main card of UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen, on Saturday 15th April 2023 at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City.

The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Royval vs Nicolau stats

Brandon Royval steps into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Matheus Nicolau will make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.

The stats suggest Nicolau has a slight advantage in power over Royval, with a 26% knock out percentage over Royval's 21%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Royval will have a massive advantage over Nicolau, boasting at 64% submission rate over Nicolau's 26%.

Brandon Royval is the same age as Matheus Nicolau, at 30 years old.

Royval has a height advantage of 3 inches over Nicolau. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Royval is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year later than Nicolau, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 11 less professional rounds, 38 to Nicolau's 49.

Royval vs Nicolau form

Brandon Royval has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Matt Schnell at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Previous to that, he had beat 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.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Alexandre Pantoja at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by split decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

Before that, he had won against Kai Kara France at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by split decision in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had beat Nate Williams at LFA 79 on 22nd November 2019 by split decision in the 1st round in their LFA Flyweight championship fight at 1STBANK Center, Broomfield, United States.

Activity check

Royval's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Nicolau's last 4 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Royval vs Nicolau?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Royval vs Nicolau yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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