Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
Who won Andrade vs Suarez?
Tatiana Suarez beat Jessica Andrade by submission in the 2nd round during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night – Sandhagen vs. Font, on Saturday 5th August 2023 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Andrade vs Suarez stats
Jessica Andrade stepped into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Tatiana Suarez made her way to the cage with an unblemished record of 9 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Andrade had an advantage in power over Suarez, with a 38% knock out percentage over Suarez's 22%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Suarez had an advantage over Andrade, with a 44% submission rate over Andrade's 33%.
Jessica Andrade was the younger woman by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Suarez had a height advantage of 4 inches over Andrade. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Andrade was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 26 more fights, and made her debut in 2011, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Suarez, whose first professional fight was in 2014. She had fought 49 more professional rounds, 70 to Suarez's 21.
Andrade vs Suarez form
Andrade had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In her last fight before this contest, she had lost to Yan Xiaonan at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Erin Blanchfield at UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Blanchfield on 18th February 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had defeated Lauren Murphy at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Before that, she had beat Amanda Lemos at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade on 23rd April 2022 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
She had won against Cynthia Calvillo at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Andrade's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 19 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 4 months and 29 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
Suarez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 2 years, 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Andrade vs Suarez?
Jessica Andrade was a 3/1 (+300) underdog going into the contest, while Tatiana Suarez made her way into the ring at 1/4 (-400) with oddsmakers.