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Jessica Andrade vs Xiaonan Yan preview
When is Andrade vs Yan?
Jessica Andrade is set to face the challenge of Xiaonan Yan during the main card of UFC 288, on Saturday 6th May 2023 at Prudential Center in Newark.
The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which means the weight limit will be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Andrade vs Yan stats
Jessica Andrade steps into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Xiaonan Yan will make her way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Yan has a slight advantage in power over Andrade, with a 44% knock out percentage over Andrade's 38%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Andrade will have a massive advantage over Yan, boasting at 33% submission rate over Yan's 0%.
Jessica Andrade is the younger woman by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Yan has a height advantage of 4 inches over Andrade. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Andrade is arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made her debut in 2011, 1 year and 9 months later than Yan, whose first professional fight was in 2009. She has fought 24 more professional rounds, 67 to Yan's 43.
Andrade vs Yan form
Andrade has beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In her last fight, she lost to Erin Blanchfield at UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Blanchfield on 18th February 2023 by in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had won against Lauren Murphy at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, she had defeated Cynthia Calvillo at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
She had been beaten by Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Xiaonan Yan has beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she won against Mackenzie Dern at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by majority decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had lost to Marina Rodriguez at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Carla Esparza at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round.
Before that, she had won against Claudia Gadelha at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
She had defeated Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC on ESPN+ 26 on 22nd February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
In terms of recent activity, Jessica Andrade has been fighting more than Xiaonan Yan.
Jessica Andrade last fought 25 days ago, while Xiaonan Yan's last outing was 5 months and 14 days ago.
Andrade's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 19 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Yan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 21 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Andrade vs Yan?
Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Andrade vs Yan yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.
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