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Alex Oliveira vs. Gunnar Nelson

Main Card | Welterweight · 170 lbs | MMA

Gunnar Nelson defeats Alex Oliveira via Submission at 4:17 of Round 2

Mmaweekly large Gunnar "Gunni" Nelson
Alex "Cowboy" Oliveira

Nelson
Submission
Round 2

Gunnar Nelson Alex Oliveira

"Gunni" "Cowboy"

16-3-1   Pro Record At Fight   20-5-1
Climbed to 17-3   Record After Fight   Fell to 20-6
-145 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +125 (Slight Underdog)
Is Iceland   Nationality   Br Brazil
Reykjavik, Iceland   Fighting out of   Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
30 years, 4 months, 3 days   Age at Fight   30 years, 9 months, 3 days
170.3 lbs (77.2 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs)
5'11" (181cm)   Height   5'11" (180cm)
72.0" (183cm)   Reach   77.0" (196cm)
Mjölnir (Other)
Straight Blast Gym Ireland (Primary)
  Gym   Tata Fight Team (Primary)
ATS Team (Other)
UFC 231
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 231: Holloway vs. Ortega
  • Date: Saturday 12.08.2018 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Jerin Valel
  • Venue: Scotiabank Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 11 of 13)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jone Anik, Joe Rogan, Paul Felder
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Oliveira Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Nelson Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Oliveira vs. Nelson Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 2065  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Nelson
52%
Oliveira
48%

Event Discussion

zarog
zarog

12.10.2018 | 11:26 PM ET

That would be great, considering he would need to be better to compete at 155. 155 is the deepest, most skilled, and arguably the most athletic division in the sport. I think Ferguson, Khabib, and Lee would all give him fits. Holloway is probably a top 10 guy at LW, but I don't see him getting the belt with who else is currently at the top.
ImperatorFishrat
ImperatorFishrat

12.11.2018 | 3:04 AM ET

I think if he transitioned well he'd probably beat lee and Tony. It depends if they straight up outmuscle him or not. If not, and his TD holds up, he likely beats both. Prob the only guy who can match Ferguson's Cardio out there really.Doubt he beats Khabib though. Nurmy is a big ass FW and I don't think anyone can stay on their feet against him.
freemoneyforall
freemoneyforall

12.11.2018 | 1:53 PM ET

The time is definitely right for him to move up. So many great fights for him at lightweight. 

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