Who won Botelho vs Carolina?
Luana Carolina beat Poliana Botelho by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 25, on Saturday 1st May 2021 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Luana Carolina.
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).
Botelho vs Carolina stats
Poliana Botelho stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luana Carolina made her way to the ring with a record of 6 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Botelho had a massive power advantage over Carolina, boasting at 75% knock out percentage over Carolina's 33%.
Poliana Botelho was the older woman by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Botelho had a height advantage of 2 inches over Carolina. Despite this, Carolina had 2-inch reach advantage.
Botelho was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made her debut in 2013, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Carolina, whose first professional fight was in 2015. She had fought 7 more professional rounds, 24 to Carolina's 17.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Luana Carolina had been fighting more than Poliana Botelho.
Going to this contest, Poliana Botelho had last fought 2 years, 6 months and 27 days ago, while Luana Carolina's last outing had been 10 months and 26 days ago.