Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Women’s Featherweight
Who won Cyborg vs Holm?
Cris Cyborg beat Holly Holm by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC 219, on Saturday 30th December 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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 UFC women’s featherweight championship.
Cyborg vs Holm stats
Cris Cyborg stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Holly Holm made her way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cyborg had advantage in power over Holm, with a 89% knock out percentage over Holm's 73%.
Cris Cyborg was the younger woman by 3 years, at 37 years old.
Cyborg was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made her debut in 2005, 5 years and 9 months earlier than Holm, whose first professional fight was in 2011. She had fought 9 less professional rounds, 58 to Holm's 67.
Holm's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 2 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 2 years and 9 months. In those fights, she fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.