Tape rankings @ Ducote vs Godinez
Who won Ducote vs Godinez?
Lupita Godinez beat Emily Ducote by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night – Pennington vs. Aldana 2, on Saturday 20th May 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Lupita Godinez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Ducote vs Godinez division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Ducote vs Godinez stats
Emily Ducote stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Lupita Godinez made her way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Ducote had an advantage in power over Godinez, with a 25% knock out percentage over Godinez's 11%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Ducote had a large advantage over Godinez, boasting at 33% submission rate over Godinez's 11%.
Emily Ducote was the younger woman by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Ducote had 1-inch reach advantage.
Ducote was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made her debut in 2015, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Godinez, whose first professional fight was in 2018. She had fought 18 more professional rounds, 62 to Godinez's 44.
Ducote vs Godinez form
Lupita Godinez had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight before this contest, she had won against Emily Ducote 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, United States.
Previous to that, she had won against Cynthia Calvillo at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami.
Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Angela Hill at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz on 13th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Arena, San Diego.
Before that, she had beat Ariane Carnelossi at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
She had defeated Loma Lookboonmee at UFC Vegas 43 on 20th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Ducote's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 28 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year and 11 months. In those fights, she fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Godinez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 10 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 4 months and 28 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ducote vs Godinez?
Emily Ducote was a 11/2 (+550) underdog going into the contest, while Lupita Godinez made her way into the ring at 1/10 (-1000) with oddsmakers.