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, on Saturday 3rd February 2024 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the 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 losses 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 losses and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

Viviane Araujo's UFC record stood at 6-5-0, while Natalia Silva's came in at 5-0-0.

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 lost to 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 been beaten by 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 beaten 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 defeated 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 3 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Silva's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, she fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 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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