Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-03-13, some good exchanges but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma fight Manel Kape vs Matheus Nicolau Pereira gets two.
Nicolau vs Kape is on the undercard of Leon Edwards vs Belal Muhammad – UFC Vegas 21 (also known as UFC Fight Night 187 or UFC on ESPN+ 45). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Manel Kape record
Manel Kape entered this fight with a professional record of 15-5-0 (93% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Deiveson Figueiredo).
He lost his Ufc debut in February, against Alexandre Pantoja (Manel Kape vs Alexandre Pantoja), but before this match, in 2019, he had beat Seiichiro Ito, Takeya Mizugaki and Kai Asakura.
Matheus Nicolau Pereira record
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Matheus Nicolau Pereira, has a mma record of 15-2-1 (60% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since August 30, 2019 when he defeated Felipe Efrain.
Before this match, in May 2019, he had also beat Alan Gabriel, while in 2018 he had lost to Dustin Ortiz (Dustin Ortiz vs Matheus Nicolau Pereira).
Nicolau’s next fight: Matheus Nicolau vs Tim Elliott
Kape vs Nicolau full fight video / highlights
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UFC Vegas 21 info
Event: UFC Fight Night 184: Edwards vs Muhammad
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
UFC Vegas 21 fight card
Here is the UFC Vegas 21 full fight card:
Leon Edwards vs Belal Muhammad
Misha Cirkunov vs Ryan Spann
Dan Ige vs Gavin Tucker
Jonathan Martinez vs Davey Grant
Manel Kape vs Matheus Nicolau Pereira
Eryk Anders vs Darren Stewart
Angela Hill vs Ashley Yoder 2
Charles Jourdain vs Marcelo Rojo
Rani Yahya vs Ray Rodriguez
Nasrat Haqparast vs Rafa García
Cortney Casey vs JJ Aldrich
Jinh Yu Frey vs Gloria de Paula
Matthew Semelsberger vs Jason Witt
Kape vs Nicolau result
Matheus Nicolau Pereira defeated Manel Kape via split decision. Scores were 28–29, 29–28, 29–28.