Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States
Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
Who won Arteaga vs Yanez?
Veta Arteaga beat Desiree Yanez by majority decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of Bellator 257, on Friday 16th April 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Veta Arteaga.
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).
Arteaga vs Yanez stats
Veta Arteaga stepped into the ring with a record of 5 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Desiree Yanez made her way to the ring with a record of 5 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Yanez had advantage in power over Arteaga, with a 40% knock out percentage over Arteaga's 20%.
Veta Arteaga was the older woman by 2 years, at 33 years old.
Arteaga was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made her debut in 2016, 2 years earlier than Yanez, whose first professional fight was in 2018. She had fought 9 more professional rounds, 26 to Yanez's 17.
Arteaga's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 23 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year and 8 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.