Sam Alvey entered this fight with a record of 33-10-0 (67% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 light heavyweight in the world. He lost to Ramazan Emeev (Sam Alvey vs Ramazan Emeev) at the end of 2018 but he came back to win in 2018 with Marcin Prachnio and Gian Villante.
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-itsu Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, has an official mma record of 22-8-0 (59% finishing rate) but ‘Minotouro’ is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since November 19, 2016 when he was defeated by Ryan Bader (Ryan Bader vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 2); before this bout he had beat Patrick Cummins. Alvey vs Nogueira is on the undercard of Thiago Santos vs Eryk Anders – UFC Fight Night 137. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 137: Santos vs. Anders
Where: Ginasio do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
Nogueira’s previous fight: Ryan Bader vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 2
Alvey’s next fight: Sam Alvey vs Jim Crute
Nogueira’s next fight: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs Ryan Spann
Alvey vs Nogueira Fight Video:
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