Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
Who won Godinez vs Carolina?
Luana Carolina beat Lupita Godinez by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 40, on Saturday 16th October 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Luana Carolina.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Godinez vs Carolina stats
Lupita Godinez stepped into the ring with a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luana Carolina made her way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Carolina had a slight advantage in power over Godinez, with a 29% knock out percentage over Godinez's 20%.
Lupita Godinez was the same age as Luana Carolina, at 28 years old.
Carolina had a height advantage of 4 inches over Godinez. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Godinez was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made her debut in 2018, 3 year and 5 months later than Carolina, whose first professional fight was in 2015. She had fought 4 more professional rounds, 27 to Carolina's 23.
Godinez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 25 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 4 months and 30 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Carolina's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 6 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.