Emily Ducote
Ducote
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May 18 2024
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
13-8-0
SD 3
SD 3
10-5-0

The tape

30
Age
35
5' 2" / 157 cm
Height
5' 2" / 157 cm
64.2" / 163 cm
Reach
59.4" / 151 cm

Tape record

UDUDUDUDKO
Form
UDUDUDSDSUB
13
Wins
10
3
By KO
1
23
KO%
10
4
By SUB
4
31
SUB%
40
8
Loses
5
0
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2017
21
Bouts
15
62
Rounds
40
4 hours, 55 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 7 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Emily Ducote vs Vanessa Demopoulos report

Who won Ducote vs Demopoulos?

Vanessa Demopoulos beat Emily Ducote by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 18th May 2024 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Vanessa Demopoulos.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

Ducote vs Demopoulos stats

Emily Ducote stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Vanessa Demopoulos made her way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

This was Emily Ducote's 5th fight in the UFC, having made her debut for the promotion in 2022. Vanessa Demopoulos marked her 7th fight for them, having made her own debut for the promotion in 2021.

Emily Ducote's UFC record stood at 2-3-0, while Vanessa Demopoulos' came in at 5-2-0.

The stats suggested Ducote had an advantage in power over Demopoulos, with a 23% knock out percentage over Demopoulos' 10%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Demopoulos had a slight advantage over Ducote, with a 40% submission rate over Ducote's 31%.

Emily Ducote was the younger woman by 5 years, at 30 years old.

Ducote had a 5-inch reach advantage.

Ducote was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made her debut in 2015, 2 years and 2 months earlier than Demopoulos, whose first professional fight was in 2017. She had fought 22 more professional rounds, 65 to Demopoulos' 43.

Ducote vs Demopoulos form

Emily Ducote had beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had won against Ashley Yoder at UFC Fight Night – Yusuff vs Barboza on 14th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had lost to Lupita Godinez at UFC Fight Night – Pennington vs. Aldana 2 on 20th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Angela Hill at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Amway Center, Orlando.

Before that, she had beaten Jessica Penne at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York.

She had been defeated by Kristina Williams at Bellator 195 on 2nd March 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.

Vanessa Demopoulos had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight before this contest, she had defeated Kanako Murata at UFC Fight Night – Green vs Dawson on 7th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had lost to Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC Fight Night – Pennington vs. Aldana 2 on 20th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she was victorious against Maria Oliveira at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak on 19th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, she had won against Jinh Yu Frey at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

She had beaten Silvana Gomez Juarez at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Honda Center, Anaheim.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Vanessa Demopoulos had been fighting more than Emily Ducote.

Going to this contest, Emily Ducote had last fought 7 months and 10 days ago, while Vanessa Demopoulos' last outing had been 7 months and 17 days ago.

Ducote's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 22 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year and 3 months. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Demopoulos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 2 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What time did Ducote vs Demopoulos start?

The fighters were expected to walk out at around 8:00 PM UTC , which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 PM BST in the UK.

What were the odds on Ducote vs Demopoulos?

Emily Ducote was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Vanessa Demopoulos made her way into the ring at 3/1 (+300) with oddsmakers.

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