A lightweight bout between Marc “Bonecrusher” Diakiese and Rafael “The Turn” Alves has been added to the card for UFC Vegas 42 on November 13, 2021. The main event is the featherweight bout between Max Holloway and Yair Rodriguez.

Fighter form coming into this matchup

Recent form for Marc Diakiese

In his most recent octagon appearance, Diakiese was defeated by Rafael Fiziev via Decision at UFC Fight Night 172. Diakiese was the slight favorite at -175. The loss aside, he went home with extra cash thanks to a Fight of the Night performance. The loss came after two consecutive wins. Diakiese’s professional MMA record sits at 14-4.

Recent form for Rafael Alves

In his most recent octagon appearance, Alves was defeated by Damir Ismagulov via Decision at UFC Vegas 27. Alves was a heavy underdog at +400, and the loss ended a 5 fight winning streak. Alves’s professional MMA record sits at 19-10.

The AllStar will post opening betting lines when betting markets open.

Tale of the tape

Tale of the tape: Marc Diakiese vs Rafael Alves
Marc “Bonecrusher” DiakiesevsRafael “The Turn” Alves
28Age31
18Fights29
14Wins19
4Losses10
6KO’s10
2Subs13
5’10” (178cm)Height5’8″ (173cm)
73.0″ (185cm)Reach68.0″ (173cm)

Consistent three-putter, chip-duffer and rough-finder; suffers from extreme fade. One of The AllStar content guys. Loves/hates that one flush shot that keeps him coming back for more.