Tape rankings @ Women’s Bantamweight
Who won Aldana vs Correia?
Irene Aldana beat Bethe Correia by submission in the 3rd round, during the main card of UFC 237, on Saturday 11th May 2019 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Aldana vs Correia stats
Irene Aldana stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Bethe Correia made her way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 2 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Aldana had a massive power advantage over Correia, boasting at 56% knock out percentage over Correia's 20%.
Irene Aldana was the younger woman by 5 years, at 34 years old.
Aldana had a height advantage of 4 inches over Correia. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Aldana was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made her debut in 2012, 4 months later than Correia, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 8 less professional rounds, 42 to Correia's 50.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Irene Aldana had been fighting more than Bethe Correia.
Going to this contest, Irene Aldana had last fought 2 years, 9 months and 4 days ago, while Bethe Correia's last outing had been 5 years and 8 days ago.
Aldana's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Correia's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 14 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.