Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
Who won Herrig vs Kowalkiewicz?
Karolina Kowalkiewicz beat Felice Herrig by submission in the 2nd round, during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik, on Saturday 4th June 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
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).
Herrig vs Kowalkiewicz stats
Felice Herrig stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Karolina Kowalkiewicz made her way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Kowalkiewicz had a slight advantage in power over Herrig, with a 8% knock out percentage over Herrig's 7%.
Felice Herrig was the older woman by 1 year, at 37 years old.
Herrig had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kowalkiewicz. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Herrig was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made her debut in 2009, 3 years and 2 months earlier than Kowalkiewicz, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 13 more professional rounds, 61 to Kowalkiewicz's 48.
Herrig vs Kowalkiewicz form
Karolina Kowalkiewicz had beaten 1 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight before this contest, she had lost to Jessica Penne at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Xiaonan Yan at UFC on ESPN+ 26 on 22nd February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Going into that contest, she had lost to Michelle Waterson at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, United States.
Before that, she had been beaten by Jessica Andrade at UFC 228 on 8th September 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
She had won against Jodie Esquibel at UFC Fight Night 118 on 21st October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ergo Arena, Gdansk, Poland.
Herrig's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 2 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year and 10 months. In those fights, she fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Kowalkiewicz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 16 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 11 months and 16 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.