Tape rankings @ Women’s Bantamweight
Who won Holm vs Aldana?
Holly Holm beat Irene Aldana by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC Fight Island 4, on Saturday 3rd October 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Holly Holm.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Holm vs Aldana stats
Holly Holm stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Irene Aldana made her way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Holm had advantage in power over Aldana, with a 62% knock out percentage over Aldana's 50%.
Holly Holm was the older woman by 6 years, at 39 years old.
Aldana had a height advantage of 1 inch over Holm. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Holm was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made her debut in 2011, 1 year and 7 months earlier than Aldana, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 20 more professional rounds, 62 to Aldana's 42.
Holm vs Aldana form
Holm had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In her last fight before this contest, she had won against Raquel Pennington at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Amanda Nunes at UFC 239 on 6th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had won against Megan Anderson at UFC 225 on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at United Center, Chicago.
Before that, she had lost to Cris Cyborg at UFC 219 on 30th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
She had beat Bethe Correia at UFC Fight Night 111 on 17th June 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Holm's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 3 months, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 6 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Aldana's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 6 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 6 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.