Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Wetzell vs Nascimento?
Rafael do Nascimento beat Justin Wetzell by during the co-main event of LFA 147, on Friday 18th November 2022 at WinnaVegas Casino Resort in Sloan.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Rafael do Nascimento.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Wetzell vs Nascimento stats
Justin Wetzell stepped into the octagon with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rafael do Nascimento made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Wetzell had a massive power advantage over Nascimento, boasting at 43% knock out percentage over Nascimento's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nascimento had a massive advantage over Wetzell, boosting at 86% submission rate over Wetzell's 0%.
Justin Wetzell was the older man by 30 years, at 30 years old.
Wetzell had a height advantage of 3 inches over Nascimento.
Wetzell's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Nascimento's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 year and 5 months later than Nascimento, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 21 to Nascimento's 13.
Wetzell's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Wetzell vs Nascimento?
Justin Wetzell was a 2/7 (-340) favourite going into the contest, while Rafael do Nascimento made his way into the ring at 5/2 (+250) with oddsmakers.