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Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs Manel Kape report
Who won Zhumagulov vs Kape?
Manel Kape beat Zhalgas Zhumagulov by during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 4th December 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Manel Kape.
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).
Zhumagulov vs Kape stats
Zhalgas Zhumagulov stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Manel Kape made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Kape had an advantage in power over Zhumagulov, with a 63% knock out percentage over Zhumagulov's 50%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Kape had a large advantage over Zhumagulov, boosting at 31% submission rate over Zhumagulov's 7%.
Zhalgas Zhumagulov was the older man by 5 years, at 34 years old.
Kape had a height advantage of 1 inch over Zhumagulov. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Zhumagulov was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 year and 3 months later than Kape, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 9 more professional rounds, 61 to Kape's 52.
Zhumagulov vs Kape form
Manel Kape had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Matheus Nicolau at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexandre Pantoja at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Kai Asakura at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their Rizin Bantamweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Before that, he had beat Takeya Mizugaki at RIZIN 18 on 18th August 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Dolphins Arena, Nagoya.
He had defeated Seiichiro Ito at RIZIN 15 on 21st April 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Yokohama Arena, Yokohama.
Kape's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
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