Dustin Ortiz entered this fight with a pro record of 18-7-0 (61% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Demetrious Johnson). He lost to Brandon Moreno in 2017 (Moreno vs Ortiz) but then he has beat Hector Sandoval (Ortiz vs Sandoval) and Alexandre Pantoja (Dustin Ortiz vs Alexandre Pantoja).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Matheus Nicolau Pereira, has an official mma record of 13-1-1 (62% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Pedro Nobre in 2012, since then he has won six consecutive fights defeating Louis Smolka in 2017. Ortiz vs Nicolau is on the undercard of Eddie Alvarez vs Dustin Poirier 2 – UFC on Fox 30. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 30: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Canada
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
UFC on Fox 30 fight card (main fights):
Eddie Alvarez vs Dustin Poirier 2
Jose Aldo vs Jeremy Stephens
Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Tecia Torres
Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs Alexander Hernandez
Dustin Ortiz vs Matheus Nicolau Pereira
Ortiz’s previous fight: Dustin Ortiz vs Alexandre Pantoja
Ortiz’s next fight: Joseph Benavidez vs Dustin Ortiz 2
Ortiz vs Nicolau Fight Video:
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