Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Souza vs Oliveira?
Michael Oliveira beat Clever Souza 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 Michael Oliveira.
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).
Souza vs Oliveira stats
Clever Souza stepped into the octagon with a record of 3 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Michael Oliveira made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 2 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Oliveira had a massive power advantage over Souza, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Souza's 33%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Souza had a massive advantage over Oliveira, boasting at 33% submission rate over Oliveira's 0%.
Clever Souza was the younger man by 25 years, at years old.
Souza was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 4 years and 8 months earlier than Oliveira, whose first professional fight was in 2022. He had fought 4 more professional rounds, 10 to Oliveira's 6.
What were the odds on Souza vs Oliveira?
Clever Souza was a 9/2 (+450) underdog going into the contest, while Michael Oliveira made his way into the ring at 1/8 (-770) with oddsmakers.