Aug 29 2020
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Flyweight
Ji Yeon Kim
Kim
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11-3-0
UD 3
UD 3
9-2-0

The tape

30
Age
34
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

MDUDSUBSDUD
Form
KOUDSDSDUD
11
Wins
9
4
By KO
2
36
KO%
22
0
By SUB
3
0
SUB%
33
3
Loses
2
0
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
2
2012
Debut
2013
14
Bouts
13
32
Rounds
31
2 hours, 18 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 19 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight

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Alexa Grasso vs Ji Yeon Kim report

Who won Grasso vs Kim?

Alexa Grasso beat Ji Yeon Kim by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Vegas 8, on Saturday 29th August 2020 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 Kim stats

Alexa Grasso stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Ji Yeon Kim made her way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggested Grasso had an advantage in power over Kim, with a 36% knock out percentage over Kim's 22%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Kim had a massive advantage over Grasso, boosting at 33% submission rate over Grasso's 0%.

Alexa Grasso was the younger woman by 4 years, at 30 years old.

Kim had a height advantage of 2 inches over Grasso. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Grasso was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made her debut in 2012, 11 months earlier than Kim, whose first professional fight was in 2013. She had fought 7 more professional rounds, 53 to Kim's 46.

Grasso vs Kim form

Alexa Grasso had beaten 5 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight before this contest, she had beat Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by in the 4th round in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had beat Viviane Araujo at UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Araujo on 15th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had won against Joanne Calderwood at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Nationwide Arena, Columbus.

Before that, she had beat Maycee Barber at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

She had defeated Ji Yeon Kim at UFC Vegas 8 on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Grasso's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 29 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

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