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Who won Cyborg vs Kunitskaya?
Cris Cyborg beat Yana Santos by during the main event of UFC 222, on Saturday 3rd March 2018 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 vacant UFC women’s featherweight championship.
Cyborg vs Kunitskaya stats
Cris Cyborg stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Yana Santos made her way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Cyborg had an advantage in power over Santos, with a 84% knock out percentage over Santos' 70%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Santos had a slight advantage over Cyborg, with a 10% submission rate over Cyborg's 0%.
Cris Cyborg was the older woman by 4 years, at 38 years old.
Cyborg had a height advantage of 2 inches over Santos. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Cyborg was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made her debut in 2005, 4 years earlier than Santos, whose first professional fight was in 2009. She had fought 18 more professional rounds, 64 to Santos' 46.
Cyborg's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 5 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 3 years, 2 months and 4 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
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