Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
Who won Esparza vs Grasso?
Carla Esparza beat Alexa Grasso by majority decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 17, on Saturday 21st September 2019 at Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Carla Esparza.
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).
Esparza vs Grasso stats
Carla Esparza stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Alexa Grasso made her way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Grasso had an advantage in power over Esparza, with a 36% knock out percentage over Esparza's 21%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Esparza had a large advantage over Grasso, boasting at 29% submission rate over Grasso's 0%.
Carla Esparza was the older woman by 6 years, at 36 years old.
Grasso had a height advantage of 4 inches over Esparza. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Esparza was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made her debut in 2010, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Grasso, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 16 more professional rounds, 69 to Grasso's 53.
Grasso's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 26 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 9 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Esparza vs Grasso?
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