Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-11-04, pretty good mma bout: Rodrigo Nascimento vs Don’Tale Mayes 2 gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
In their first match Mayes was defeated by Nascimento via submission (May 16, 2020); this second bout is scheduled to take place Saturday, November 4th, at the Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo (Brazil), in a 3-round heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg) bout and it is on the undercard of Jailton Almeida vs Derrick Lewis – UFC Fight Night 231 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 89). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Rodrigo Nascimento record
Rodrigo Nascimento entered this fight with a mma record of 10-1-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.21 heavyweight in the world.
He was defeated by Chris Daukaus in 2020, then he has collected one no-contest and two victories, with Tanner Boser (Tanner Boser vs Rodrigo Nascimento) and with Ilir Latifi (Ilir Latifi vs Rodrigo Nascimento).
Don’Tale Mayes record
His opponent, Don’Tale Mayes, has an official record of 10-5-0 (70% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.53 in the heavyweight division.
He has already fought twice in 2023 losing to Augusto Sakai (Augusto Sakai vs Don’Tale Mayes) and defeating Andrei Arlovski (Andrei Arlovski vs Don’Tale Mayes).
Here is the UFC Fight Night 231 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Jailton Almeida vs Derrick Lewis
Nicolas Dalby vs Gabriel Bonfim
Rodrigo Nascimento vs Don’Tale Mayes 2
Caio Borralho vs Abusupiyan Magomedov
Elves Brener vs Kaynan Kruschewsky
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Rinat Fakhretdinov vs Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
Vitor Petrino vs Modestas Bukauskas
Angela Hill vs Denise Gomes
Eduarda Moura vs Montserrat Ruiz
Marc Diakiese vs Kaue Fernandes
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Rodrigo Nascimento vs Don’Tale Mayes 2 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 Nascimento vs Mayes 2 fight?
Rodrigo Nascimento defeated Don’Tale Mayes via unanimous decision. Scores were 30–27, 29–28, 29–28.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Fight Night 231 post-fight octagon interview of Rodrigo Nascimento and Don’Tale Mayes.