Who won Grasso vs Markos?
Alexa Grasso beat Randa Markos by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 114, on Saturday 5th August 2017 at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City.
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 Strawweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Grasso vs Markos stats
Alexa Grasso stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Randa Markos made her way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Grasso had a massive power advantage over Markos, boasting at 44% knock out percentage over Markos' 0%.
Alexa Grasso was the younger woman by 8 years, at 27 years old.
Grasso had a height advantage of 1 inch over Markos. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Grasso was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made her debut in 2012, 1 month later than Markos, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 14 less professional rounds, 38 to Markos' 52.
Grasso's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 9 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 1 day. In those fights, she fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.