Jul 15 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Bantamweight
15-6-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
10-2-0

The tape

42
Age
32
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
66.5" / 169 cm

Tape record

UDSDUDUDKO
Form
SUBSUBUDUDMD
15
Wins
10
8
By KO
1
53
KO%
10
0
By SUB
7
0
SUB%
70
6
Loses
2
1
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2011
Debut
2015
21
Bouts
13
70
Rounds
26
5 hours, 25 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 51 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Bantamweight

3
UFC
10
-
Bellator
-
2
Tapology
8

Holly Holm vs Mayra Bueno Silva report

Who won Holm vs Silva?

Mayra Bueno Silva beat Holly Holm by submission in the 2nd round during the main event of UFC Fight Night – Holm vs. Bueno Silva, on Saturday 15th July 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

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 Silva stats

Holly Holm stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Mayra Bueno Silva made her way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 7 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 Mayra Bueno Silva's came in at 5-3-1.

The stats suggested Holm had a massive power advantage over Silva, boasting a 53% knock out percentage over Silva's 10%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Silva had a massive advantage over Holm, boasting a 70% submission rate over Holm's 0%.

Holly Holm was the older woman by 10 years, at 42 years old.

Holm had a height advantage of 2 inches over Silva. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Holm was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made her debut in 2011, 4 years earlier than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2015. She had fought 41 more professional rounds, 74 to Silva's 33.

Holm vs Silva form

Holly Holm had beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight before this contest, she had lost to Kayla Harrison at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had been beaten by Mayra Bueno Silva at UFC Fight Night – Holm vs. Bueno Silva on 15th July 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had won against Yana Santos at UFC Fight Night San Antonio on 25th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio.

Before that, she had been defeated by 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.

She had beaten 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.

Activity check

Holm's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Silva's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 28 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Holm vs Silva?

Holly Holm was a 57/100 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Mayra Bueno Silva made her way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.

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