Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States
Tape rankings @ Women’s Featherweight
Who won Budd vs Silva?
Julia Budd beat Dayana Silva by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of Bellator 257, on Friday 16th April 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Julia Budd.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Budd vs Silva stats
Julia Budd stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Dayana Silva made her way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Budd had a large advantage in power over Silva, boasting at 43% knock out percentage over Silva's 22%.
Julia Budd was the older woman by 7 years, at 38 years old.
Budd had a height advantage of 1 inch over Silva. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Budd was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made her debut in 2010, 10 months later than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2009. She had fought 7 more professional rounds, 53 to Silva's 46.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Dayana Silva had been fighting more than Julia Budd.
Going to this contest, Julia Budd had last fought 3 years, 11 months and 16 days ago, while Dayana Silva's last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 13 days ago.