Tape rankings @ Women’s Featherweight
Who won Holm vs Anderson?
Holly Holm beat Megan Anderson by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 225, on Saturday 9th June 2018 at United Center in Chicago.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Holly Holm.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Holm vs Anderson stats
Holly Holm stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Megan Anderson made her way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Holm had a large advantage in power over Anderson, boasting at 73% knock out percentage over Anderson's 50%.
Holly Holm was the older woman by 8 years, at 39 years old.
Anderson had a height advantage of 4 inches over Holm. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Holm was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made her debut in 2011, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Anderson, whose first professional fight was in 2013. She had fought 33 more professional rounds, 62 to Anderson's 29.
Holm vs Anderson 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 beat 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 beat 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 won against 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.
Anderson's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 8 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 2 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.