Completed MMA Bout

Tony Gravely vs. Saimon Oliveira

Preliminary Card | Bantamweight · 135 lbs | Pro MMA

Tony Gravely defeats Saimon Oliveira via 3 Round Decision

Tony Gravely
Saimon Oliveira

Gravely
Decision
Round 3

21-7-0   Pro Record At Fight   18-3-0
Climbed to 22-7   Record After Fight   Fell to 18-4
-250 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +200 (Moderate Underdog)
United States   Nationality   Brazil
Coconut Creek, Florida   Fighting out of   Cocal do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
30 years, 3 months, 3 weeks, 4 days   Age at Fight   30 years, 9 months, 1 day
135.5 lbs (61.5 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)
148.8 lbs (67.5 kgs)   Fight Day Weight   157.8 lbs (71.6 kgs)
13.3 lbs (6.0 kgs, +10%)   Weight Gain   21.8 lbs (9.9 kgs, +16%)
5'5" (165cm)   Height   5'4" (163cm)
69.0" (175cm)   Reach   66.9" (170cm)
American Top Team (Primary)
Tech MMA & FItness Academy (Other)
  Gym   Astra Fight Team
UFC 270
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 270: N'Gannou vs. Gane
  • Date: Saturday 01.22.2022 at 07:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Venue: Honda Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Anaheim, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 4 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Gravely Total Disclosed Pay: $44,000
  • Oliveira Total Disclosed Pay: $10,000
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Gravely vs. Oliveira Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 4116  
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Gravely
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Oliveira
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Event Discussion

Baldric Eggling
Baldric Eggling

01.27.2022 | 10:30 PM ET

@Bongamin it's a fair point. But cumulative striking needs to have a visible interpretable role in showing dominance to the judges in such a way as to indicate it played a role, or would theoretically play a role in the fight drawing to close. The strikes Gane landed didn't really do anything. They had no immediate visible impact. If they had, they would have won him the rounds. It's also hard to ascribe them much value because if they had done something, Francis wouldn't have been able to pressure, and win the grappling exchanges. Simply put they didn't have any meaning in the sense they did not significantly contribute to Gane showing dominance. It's not so much that strikes count more than grappling; either of them can be interpreted to establishing dominance. It's just generally the case that striking tends to be the dominant factor in the scoring of the judges, probably because it's easier to see who did more in the capacity.

Even though Francis didn't do a lot on top, he displayed effective dominance through grappling. It was obviously the case that Gane was becoming exhausted due to top pressure, and was losing the grappling exchanges. He got reversed and controlled--although is he hadn't gone for that leglock it very well have could have been a different score on the cards.
MaxDai
MaxDai

04.04.2022 | 4:07 PM ET

No. I won. I predicted Francis Ngannou was gonna win and he won. :)

* Edited at 04.04.2022, 4:07 PM ET *

Taybazza04
Taybazza04

04.04.2022 | 8:15 PM ET

this was a late response lol

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