Matheus Nicolau vs Manel Kape rematch is reported for UFC Vegas 83 event.
According to the report from Marcel Droff, Nicolau and Kape are set to clash in a flyweight bout at UFC’s January 13, 2024, event.
The upcoming bout between Kape and Nicolau will be a rematch. In a previous meeting at the UFC 2021 event, Nicolau emerged victorious over Kape by a split decision. Previously, Kape has announced on Twitter that he will be participating in the UFC Vegas 83 event, which he considered his last fight before getting a title shot.
Manel Kape is currently on a four-fight winning streak in the flyweight division. His latest victory came at UFC 293 event, where he defeated Felipe dos Santos via unanimous decision. Before that, Kape also secured a win against David Dvořák, again by unanimous decision. Kape’s UFC record now stands at 6 wins, 3 losses, and no draws.
Matheus Nicolau’s most recent fight took place at UFC on ESPN 44 event, where he suffered a defeat at the hands of Brandon Royval by knockout. This loss marked the end of Nicolau’s impressive six-fight winning streak. As of now, Nicolau holds the 6th ranking in the flyweight division, and his UFC record stands at 7 wins and 2 losses.
UFC Vegas 83 event is set to take place on January 13, 2024, in Las Vegas, NV. A women’s bantamweight bout is also set for the event, where Ketlen Vieira will face Macy Chiasson.