Feb 03 2024
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Flyweight
12-5-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 28-29
  • 28-29
  • 28-29
UD 3
16-5-0

The tape

37
Age
27
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

UDUDUDUDUD
Form
UDKOKOUDSUB
12
Wins
16
3
By KO
5
25
KO%
31
4
By SUB
7
33
SUB%
44
5
Loses
5
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
1
2015
Debut
2015
17
Bouts
22
43
Rounds
42
3 hours, 17 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 52 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight

7
UFC
9
-
Bellator
-
8
Tapology
12

Viviane Araujo vs Natalia Silva report

Who won Araujo vs Silva?

Natalia Silva beat Viviane Araujo by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Dolidze vs. Imavov, on Saturday 3rd February 2024 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 28-29, 28-29, 28-29 in favor of winner Natalia Silva.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Araujo vs Silva stats

Viviane Araujo stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Natalia Silva made her way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggested Silva had a slight advantage in power over Araujo, with a 31% knock out percentage over Araujo's 25%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Silva had an advantage over Araujo, with a 44% submission rate over Araujo's 33%.

Viviane Araujo was the older woman by 10 years, at 37 years old.

Araujo's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Silva's, having had 5 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2015, 5 months later than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2015. She had fought 1 more professional rounds, 46 to Silva's 45.

Araujo vs Silva form

Viviane Araujo had beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight before this contest, she had won against Jennifer Maia at UFC Fight Night – Yusuff vs Barboza on 14th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had been beaten by Amanda Ribas at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had lost to Alexa Grasso at UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Araujo on 15th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, she had won against Andrea Lee at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

She had been beaten by Katlyn Chookagian at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.

Activity check

Araujo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 5 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Silva's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 2 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Araujo vs Silva?

Viviane Araujo was a 53/20 (+270) underdog going into the contest, while Natalia Silva made her way into the ring at 29/100 (-340) with oddsmakers.

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