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Who won Holm vs Vieira?
Ketlen Vieira beat Holly Holm by split decision in their 5 round contest, during the main event of UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira, on Saturday 21st May 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 47-48, 47-48, 48-47 in favor of winner Ketlen Vieira.
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 Vieira stats
Holly Holm stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ketlen Vieira made her way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Holm had a massive power advantage over Vieira, boasting at 57% knock out percentage over Vieira's 17%.
Holly Holm was the older woman by 10 years, at 40 years old.
Holm had 1-inch reach advantage.
Holm was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made her debut in 2011, 3 years and 6 months earlier than Vieira, whose first professional fight was in 2014. She had fought 29 more professional rounds, 67 to Vieira's 38.
Holm vs Vieira form
Holly Holm had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, 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.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, she had beat Megan Anderson at UFC 225 on 9th June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at United Center, Chicago.
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.
Holm's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 29 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 18 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Vieira's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 26 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year and 22 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.