Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
Who won Gadelha vs Kowalkiewicz?
Claudia Gadelha beat Karolina Kowalkiewicz by submission in the 1st round, during the co-main event of UFC 212, on Saturday 3rd June 2017 at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
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).
Gadelha vs Kowalkiewicz stats
Claudia Gadelha stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Karolina Kowalkiewicz made her way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Gadelha had a slight advantage in power over Kowalkiewicz, with a 14% knock out percentage over Kowalkiewicz's 10%.
Claudia Gadelha was the younger woman by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Gadelha had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kowalkiewicz. Despite this, Kowalkiewicz had 1-inch reach advantage.
Gadelha was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made her debut in 2008, 3 years and 10 months earlier than Kowalkiewicz, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 7 more professional rounds, 55 to Kowalkiewicz's 48.
Gadelha's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 25 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.