UFC flyweight Manel Kape joins The AllStar’s John Hyon Ko ahead of his fight with Zhalgas Zhumagulov on Dec.4 at UFC Vegas 44. “Starboy” talks Zhumagulov matchup, coming fatherhood, training at Xtreme Couture, dealing with Kazakh fans, and more. 

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Manel Kape poses for a post fight portrait backstage during UFC 265
HOUSTON, TEXAS – AUGUST 07: Manel Kape of Angola poses for a post-fight portrait backstage during the UFC 265 event at Toyota Center on August 07, 2021 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC)

Fighter profile

Manel “Starboy” Kape is a 28 year old male fighter from Portugal with 16 pro wins and 6 losses. Kape is scheduled to fight Zhalgas Zhumagulov at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Aldo on Saturday December 4, 2021.

Kape’s recent form coming into this matchup

Recent form for Manel Kape
Manel Kape’s last 5 professional MMA fights

Manel Kape has gone 3-2 in the last 5 professional MMA fights.

  • Win vs Ode Osbourne • KO/TKO R1 4:44 • 2021-08-07
  • Loss vs Matheus Nicolau • Decision R3 5:00 • 2021-03-13
  • Loss vs Alexandre Pantoja • Decision R3 5:00 • 2021-02-06
  • Win vs Kai Asakura • KO/TKO R2 0:38 • 2019-12-31
  • Win vs Takeya Mizugaki • KO/TKO R2 1:36 • 2019-08-18

Manel Kape’s next opponent: Zhalgas “Zhako” Zhumagulov

Tale of the tape: Manel Kape vs Zhalgas Zhumagulov
Tale of the tape: Manel Kape vs Zhalgas Zhumagulov

Zhalgas “Zhako” Zhumagulov’s recent form coming into this matchup

Zhalgas “Zhako” Zhumagulov is a 33 year old male fighter from Kazakhstan with 14 pro wins and 5 losses. Zhumagulov is scheduled to fight Manel Kape at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Aldo on Saturday December 4, 2021.

Recent form for Zhalgas Zhumagulov
Zhalgas Zhumagulov’s last 5 professional MMA fights

Zhalgas Zhumagulov has gone 3-2 in the last 5 professional MMA fights.

  • Win vs Jerome Rivera • Submission R1 2:02 • 2021-07-10
  • Loss vs Amir Albazi • Decision R3 5:00 • 2021-01-23
  • Loss vs Raulian Paiva • Decision R3 5:00 • 2020-07-11
  • Win vs Ali Bagautinov • Decision R5 5:00 • 2019-10-19
  • Win vs Tagir Ulanbekov • Decision R5 5:00 • 2018-08-31

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