Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-10-09, pretty good mma fight: Matheus Nicolau vs Tim Elliott gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Elliott vs Nicolau is on the undercard of Mackenzie Dern vs Marina Rodriguez – UFC Vegas 39 (also known as UFC Fight Night 194 or UFC on ESPN+ 52). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Matheus Nicolau record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Matheus Nicolau Pereira entered this fight with a mma record of 16-2-1 (56% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Brandon Moreno ).
He lost to Dustin Ortiz in 2018 (Dustin Ortiz vs Matheus Nicolau Pereira) but then he has won over Alan Gabriel, Felipe Efrain and Manel Kape (Manel Kape vs Matheus Nicolau Pereira).
Tim Elliott record
His opponent, Tim Elliott, has an official record of 17-11-1 (53% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.15 in the flyweight division.
He lost three consecutive matches between 2019 and 2020, the last one with Brandon Royval, but then he has beat Ryan Benoit (Tim Elliott vs Ryan Benoit) and Jordan Espinosa.
UFC Vegas 39 info
Event: UFC Fight Night 194: Dern vs Rodriguez
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
UFC Vegas 39 fight card
Here is the UFC Vegas 39 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Mackenzie Dern vs Marina Rodriguez
Randy Brown vs Jared Gooden
Matheus Nicolau Pereira vs Tim Elliott
Sabina Mazo vs Mariya Agapova
Chris Gutierrez vs Felipe Colares
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Alexander Romanov vs Jared Vanderaa
Charles Rosa vs Damon Jackson
Lupita Godinez vs Silvana Gomez Juarez
Steve Garcia vs Charlie Ontiveros
Nicolau vs Elliott full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Matheus Nicolau Pereira vs Tim Elliott 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)
Nicolau vs Elliott result
Matheus Nicolau Pereira defeated Tim Elliott via unanimous decision. Scores were 29–28, 29–28, 29–28.
Nicolau vs Elliott post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Tim Elliott vs Matheus Nicolau post-fight octagon interview.