Mar 25 2023
Saturday

AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Bantamweight
14-6-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 30-26
  • 30-27
  • 30-27
UD 3
14-6-0

The tape

42
Age
34
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
68.5" / 174 cm

Tape record

SDUDUDKOUD
Form
KOUDUDKOUD
14
Wins
14
8
By KO
7
57
KO%
50
0
By SUB
1
0
SUB%
7
6
Loses
6
1
Stopped
3
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2009
20
Bouts
21
67
Rounds
40
5 hours, 10 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 42 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Bantamweight

3
UFC
6
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
8

Holly Holm vs Yana Santos report

Who won Holm vs Kunitskaya?

Holly Holm beat Yana Santos by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night San Antonio, on Saturday 25th March 2023 at AT&T Center in San Antonio.

The scorecards were announced as 30-26, 30-27, 30-27 in favor of the winner Holly Holm.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Holm vs Kunitskaya stats

Holly Holm stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Yana Santos made her way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

This was Holly Holm's 16th fight in the UFC, having made her debut for the promotion in 2015.

Holly Holm's UFC record stood at 8-7-0, while Yana Santos' came in at 4-5-0.

The stats suggested Holm had a slight advantage in power over Santos, with a 57% knock out percentage over Santos' 50%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Santos had a slight advantage over Holm, with a 7% submission rate over Holm's 0%.

Holly Holm was the older woman by 8 years, at 42 years old.

Holm had a height advantage of 2 inches over Santos. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Holm's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Santos', having had the same amount of fights, and made her debut in 2011, 1 year and 9 months later than Santos, whose first professional fight was in 2009. She had fought 28 more professional rounds, 74 to Santos' 46.

Holm vs Kunitskaya form

Holly Holm had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight before this contest, she had lost to Ketlen Vieira at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had won against Irene Aldana at UFC Fight Island 4 on 3rd October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, she had beaten 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.

Before that, she had been beaten by Amanda Nunes at UFC 239 on 6th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

She had defeated Megan Anderson at UFC 225 on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at United Center, Chicago.

Yana Santos had beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had been defeated by Irene Aldana at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she was victorious against Ketlen Vieira at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had won against Julija Stoliarenko at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, she had lost to Aspen Ladd at UFC on ESPN 7 on 7th December 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Capital One Arena, Washington D.C..

She had been beaten by Cris Cyborg at UFC 222 on 3rd March 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Women’s Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Holly Holm had been fighting more than Yana Santos.

Going to this contest, Holly Holm had last fought 2 years, 1 month and 25 days ago, while Yana Santos' last outing had been 3 years and 6 days ago.

Holm's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 7 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Santos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 13 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 10 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Holm vs Kunitskaya?

Holly Holm was a 2/5 (-250) favourite going into the contest, while Yana Santos made her way into the ring at 39/20 (+200) with oddsmakers.

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