Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Women’s Featherweight
Who won Cyborg vs Budd?
Cris Cyborg beat Julia Budd by , during the main event of Bellator 238, on Saturday 25th January 2020 at The Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Cris Cyborg.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
This contest was for the Bellator women’s featherweight championship.
Cyborg vs Budd stats
Cris Cyborg stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Julia Budd made her way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Cyborg had a massive power advantage over Budd, boasting at 81% knock out percentage over Budd's 46%.
Cris Cyborg was the younger woman by 2 years, at 36 years old.
Cyborg was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made her debut in 2005, 5 years and 5 months earlier than Budd, whose first professional fight was in 2010. She had fought 5 more professional rounds, 58 to Budd's 53.
Cyborg vs Budd form
Cyborg had won 5 of her most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges twice.
In her last fight before this contest, she had defeated Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271 on 12th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Women’s Featherweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood, United States.
Previous to that, she had defeated Leslie Smith at Bellator 259 on 21st May 2021 by knockout in the 5th round in their Bellator Women’s Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, she had beat Arlene Blencowe at Bellator 249 on 15th October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their Bellator Women’s Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, she had won against Julia Budd at Bellator 238 on 25th January 2020 by knockout in the 4th round in their Bellator Women’s Featherweight championship fight at The Forum, Inglewood.
She had beat Felicia Spencer at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
Cyborg's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 20 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Budd's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 4 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 3 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.