Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-04-29, mma bout not so exciting: Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs Waldo Cortes-Acosta gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Cortes-Acosta vs de Lima is scheduled to take place Saturday, April 29th, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 3-round heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Yadong Song vs Ricky Simon – UFC Vegas 72 (also known as UFC Fight Night 223 or UFC on ESPN+ 81). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Marcos Rogerio de Lima record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Marcos Rogerio de Lima entered this fight with a professional record of 20-8-1 (85% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.24 heavyweight in the world.
In his last three fights he has defeated Ben Rothwell (Ben Rothwell vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima) and Andrei Arlovski (Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs Andrei Arlovski), but between these two he was defeated by Blagoy Ivanov.
de Lima’s next fight: Derrick Lewis vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima
Waldo Cortes-Acosta record
His opponent, the undefeated Waldo Cortes-Acosta, has a perfect mma record of 9-0-0 (56% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.47 in the heavyweight division.
In his last three matches he has won over Danilo Suzart, Jared Vanderaa and Chase Sherman.
Here is the UFC Vegas 72 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN2 / ESPN+)
Yadong Song vs Ricky Simon
Michal Oleksiejczuk vs Caio Borralho
Rodolfo Vieira vs Cody Brundage
Julian Erosa vs Fernando Padilla
Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs Waldo Cortes-Acosta
Josh Quinlan vs Trey Waters
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN2 / ESPN+)
Martin Buday vs Jake Collier
Charles Johnson vs Cody Durden
Stephanie Egger vs Irina Alekseeva
Marcus McGhee vs Journey Newson
Hailey Cowan vs Jamey-Lyn Horth
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs Waldo Cortes-Acosta as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won de Lima vs Cortes-Acosta fight?
Marcos Rogerio de Lima defeated Waldo Cortes-Acosta via unanimous decision. Scores were 29–28, 29–28, 29–28.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 72 post-fight octagon interview of Marcos Rogerio de Lima and Waldo Cortes-Acosta.