Rogerio Bontorin vs. Manel Kape – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 275: Teixeira vs. Prochazka is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 11, 2022, in Kallang, Singapore. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Rogerio Bontorin will take on Manel “StarBoy” Kape in the Flyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 275 card.

In this post, we will break down Rogerio Bontorin vs. Manel Kape matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 30-year-old, Rogerio Bontorin is coming in with a 16-4-0 (2 NC) record. Bontorin will be fighting for the first time since a loss via split decision against Brandon Royval at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Chikadze in January.

Kape, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Zhalgas Zhumagulov on January 15, 2022 at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Aldo and holds a 17-6-0 record.

Rogerio Bontorin vs. Manel Kape
30
Age
28
5′ 5″
Height
5′ 5″
125 lbs.
Weight
125 lbs.
67″
Reach
68″
16-4-0 (2 NC)
Record
17-6-0
Orthodox
Stance
Southpaw

Rogerio Bontorin has an orthodox fighting stance with a 67″ reach. The 28-year-old, Manel Kape is an southpaw fighter with a 68″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Rogerio Bontorin:
→ Bontorin’s striking accuracy is 52%.
→ Bontorin lands 2.63 significant strikes per minute.
→ Bontorin’s takedown accuracy is 60%.
→ Bontorin’s takedown average is 2.90 per 15 minutes.
→ Bontorin’s takedown defense is 51%.

Bontorin comes in with 52% striking accuracy, typically landing about 2.63 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Kape fires at 53% accuracy, landing about 4.69 significant strikes per minute. Rogerio Bontorin also has a 60% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 2.90 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Kape’s 0.77 takedowns and 80% takedown accuracy.

Manel Kape:
→ Kape’s striking accuracy is 53%.
→ Kape lands 4.69 significant strikes per minute.
→ Kape’s takedown accuracy is 28%.
→ Kape’s takedown average is 0.77 per 15 minutes.
→ Kape’s takedown defense is 80%.

Manel spent on average 9:42 minutes in the Octagon and Rogerio has an average fight time of 11:04 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC 275 is live in , who do you think will win, Rogerio or Manel? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 275: Teixeira vs. Prochazka
Date
June 11, 2022
Location
Kallang, Singapore
Matchup
Rogerio Bontorin vs. Manel Kape

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