Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-12-03, disappointing mma bout: Matheus Nicolau vs Matt Schnell gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Schnell vs Nicolau is scheduled to take place Saturday, December 3rd, at the Amway Center in Orlando (Florida, USA), in a 3-round flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Stephen Thompson vs Kevin Holland – UFC on ESPN 42 (also known as Ufc Orlando). 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 record of 18-2-1 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 flyweight in the world.
He was defeated by Dustin Ortiz in 2018 (Dustin Ortiz vs Matheus Nicolau Pereira) but since then he has won five bouts beating Manel Kape (Manel Kape vs Matheus Nicolau Pereira), Tim Elliott (Matheus Nicolau Pereira vs Tim Elliott) and David Dvorak in his last three.
Matt Schnell record
His opponent, the black belt in karate Matt Schnell, has a mma record of 16-6-0 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.25 in the flyweight division.
He has already fought twice in 2022 losing to Brandon Royval (Brandon Royval vs Matt Schnell) and beating Su Mudaerji.
Here is the UFC on ESPN 42 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Stephen Thompson vs Kevin Holland
Rafael dos Anjos vs Bryan Barberena
Matheus Nicolau vs Matt Schnell
Tai Tuivasa vs Sergei Pavlovich
Jack Hermansson vs Roman Dolidze
Eryk Anders vs Kyle Daukaus
Niko Price vs Philip Rowe
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Angela Hill vs Emily Ducote
Clay Guida vs Scott Holtzman
Marc Diakiese vs Michael Johnson
Darren Elkins vs Jonathan Pearce
Natan Levy vs Genaro Valdez
Francis Marshall vs Marcelo Rojo
Yazmin Jauregui vs Istela Nunes
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Matheus Nicolau vs Matt Schnell 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 Nicolau vs Schnell fight?
Matheus Nicolau defeated Matt Schnell via KO at 1:44, round 2.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC on ESPN 42 post-fight octagon interview of Matheus Nicolau and Matt Schnell.