Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
Who won Grasso vs Barber?
Alexa Grasso beat Maycee Barber by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC 258, on Saturday 13th February 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alexa Grasso.
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).
Grasso vs Barber stats
Alexa Grasso stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Maycee Barber made her way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Barber had a large advantage in power over Grasso, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Grasso's 33%.
Alexa Grasso was the older woman by 5 years, at 28 years old.
Grasso had 1-inch reach advantage.
Grasso was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made her debut in 2012, 4 years and 6 months earlier than Barber, whose first professional fight was in 2017. She had fought 13 more professional rounds, 38 to Barber's 25.
Grasso vs Barber form
Alexa Grasso had beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had won against Ji Yeon Kim at UFC Vegas 8 on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Carla Esparza at UFC on ESPN+ 17 on 21st September 2019 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.
Going into that contest, she had lost to Tatiana Suarez at UFC Fight Night 129 on 19th May 2018 by majority decision in the 1st round at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.
Before that, she had won against Randa Markos at UFC Fight Night 114 on 5th August 2017 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mexico City Arena, Mexico City, Mexico.
She had been beaten by Felice Herrig at UFC Fight Night 104 on 4th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Grasso's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 11 months and 8 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Barber's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 5 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 11 months and 22 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.