Completed MMA Bout

Sam Hughes vs. Istela Nunes

Preliminary Card | Strawweight · 115 lbs | Pro MMA

Sam Hughes defeats Istela Nunes via 3 Round Decision

"Sampage" Sam Hughes
Istela Nunes

Round 3

5-4-0   Pro Record At Fight   6-2-0
Climbed to 6-4   Record After Fight   Fell to 6-3
+185 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -225 (Moderate Favorite)
United States   Nationality   Brazil
Everett, Washington   Fighting out of   Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
29 years, 9 months, 2 weeks, 5 days   Age at Fight   29 years, 8 months, 3 weeks, 3 days
115.5 lbs (52.4 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   114.0 lbs (51.7 kgs)
5'5" (165cm)   Height   5'4" (163cm)
64.5" (164cm)   Reach   66.0" (168cm)
Catalyst Fight House   Gym   Paraná Vale Tudo
UFC Fight Night
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2
  • Date: Saturday 04.16.2022 at 05:30 PM ET
  • Referee: Mark Smith
  • Venue: UFC APEX
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 2 of 14)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 115 lbs (52.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Brendan Fitzgerald, Daniel Cormier, Dominick Cruz
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Daniel Cormier
  • Hughes Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Nunes Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Hughes vs. Nunes Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 3544  

Event Discussion


04.17.2022 | 4:26 PM ET

I think Caio should of got DQ or at least a No Contest, I don't give 2 ****s if you in the third with the 1st and 2nd being 10-8, Fouls should be punish, That a problem with MMA, They don't punish cheating very often.  What stop me from shooting everyone who piss me off if I don't go to jail. It the same thing with cheating without punishment, Point deduction and disqualification. 

I think the rules should be you get 1 accidental eye poke or low blow, Then instant point, Any other foul should be an instant point or disquifaction, I don't care the intent, You did the crime, You need to do the time, I like how Marc Smith took point away in 2 of his fights he ref'd, I bet that stop them from fouling, 


04.17.2022 | 4:28 PM ET

I say that the good thing about Petr Yan getting DQ, It  teach Yan and scare other fighter to follow the rules. Even though I think it rough he lost the belt from a DQ then lost the rematch he didn't need to have if he didn't do the foul. But he did the Knee at the same time

You can't complain about fighter like Tim Elliot fouling people, That hate fighter get punished, You just can't because it doesn't make sence

* Edited at 04.17.2022, 4:38 PM ET *


04.19.2022 | 5:08 PM ET

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