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Who won Frey vs Dudakova?
Viktoriya Dudakova beat Jinh Yu Frey by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 294, on Saturday 21st October 2023 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Viktoriya Dudakova.
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).
Frey vs Dudakova stats
Jinh Yu Frey stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Viktoriya Dudakova made her way to the cage with an unblemished record of 7 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Dudakova had an advantage in power over Frey, with a 29% knock out percentage over Frey's 9%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Dudakova had a massive advantage over Frey, boosting at 57% submission rate over Frey's 18%.
Jinh Yu Frey was the older woman by 14 years, at 38 years old.
Dudakova had a height advantage of 2 inches over Frey. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Frey was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made her debut in 2013, 7 years and 5 months earlier than Dudakova, whose first professional fight was in 2020. She had fought 42 more professional rounds, 58 to Dudakova's 16.
Frey vs Dudakova form
Jinh Yu Frey had beaten 1 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had lost to Elise Reed at UFC Fight Night – Kara-France vs. Albazi on 3rd June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Polyana Viana at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had lost to Vanessa Demopoulos at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, she had won against Ashley Yoder at UFC Vegas 33 on 31st July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
She had been beaten by Ayaka Hamasaki at RIZIN 16 on 2nd June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at World Memorial Hall, Kobe, Japan.
Frey's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 6 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 26 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Frey vs Dudakova?
Jinh Yu Frey was a 4/1 (+400) underdog going into the contest, while Viktoriya Dudakova made her way into the ring at 9/50 (-560) with oddsmakers.