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Who won Cowan vs Horth?
Jamey-Lyn Horth Wessels beat Hailey Cowan by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Song vs. Simon, on Saturday 29th April 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jamey-Lyn Horth Wessels.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Cowan vs Horth stats
Hailey Cowan stepped into the octagon with a record of 5 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Jamey-Lyn Horth Wessels made her way to the cage with an unblemished record of 5 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Wessels had an advantage in power over Cowan, with a 60% knock out percentage over Cowan's 40%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Wessels had an advantage over Cowan, with a 40% submission rate over Cowan's 20%.
Hailey Cowan was the younger woman by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Cowan had a height advantage of 2 inches over Wessels. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Cowan was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made her debut in 2018, 2 months later than Wessels, whose first professional fight was in 2018. She had fought 3 more professional rounds, 22 to Wessels' 19.
Cowan's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 9 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 4 days. 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 Cowan vs Horth?
Hailey Cowan was a 7/5 (+140) underdog going into the contest, while Jamey-Lyn Horth Wessels made her way into the ring at 59/100 (-170) with oddsmakers.