Sam Hughes
Hughes
United States flag
Apr 08 2023
Saturday

Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
Jaqueline Amorim
Amorim
Brazil flag
7-5-0
UD 3
UD 3
6-0-0

The tape

31
Age
28
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 3" / 160 cm
64.6" / 164 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

UDKOMDUDUD
Form
SUBSUBKOSUBSUB
7
Wins
6
2
By KO
1
29
KO%
17
3
By SUB
5
43
SUB%
83
5
Loses
0
1
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2019
Debut
2020
12
Bouts
6
28
Rounds
6
2 hours, 5 minutes
Fight Time
10 minutes, 17 seconds

Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Sam Hughes vs Jaqueline Amorim report

Who won Hughes vs Amorim?

Sam Hughes beat Jaqueline Amorim by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 287, on Saturday 8th April 2023 at Miami-Dade Arena in Miami.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Sam Hughes.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

Hughes vs Amorim stats

Sam Hughes stepped into the octagon with a record of 7 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Jaqueline Amorim made her way to the cage with an unblemished record of 6 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

Sam Hughes' UFC record stood at 3-5-0, while Jaqueline Amorim's came in at 2-1-0.

The stats suggested Hughes had an advantage in power over Amorim, with a 29% knock out percentage over Amorim's 17%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Amorim had a massive advantage over Hughes, boasting a 83% submission rate over Hughes' 43%.

Sam Hughes was the older woman by 3 years, at 31 years old.

Hughes had a height advantage of 2 inches over Amorim.

Hughes was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made her debut in 2019, 1 year and 6 months earlier than Amorim, whose first professional fight was in 2020. She had fought 21 more professional rounds, 34 to Amorim's 13.

Hughes vs Amorim form

Hughes had beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had lost to Piera Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Araujo on 15th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had won against Elise Reed at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had beaten Istela Nunes at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, she had been beaten by Luana Pinheiro at UFC Vegas 43 on 20th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

She had been defeated by Loma Lookboonmee at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

Activity check

Hughes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 17 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 7 months and 16 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Amorim's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 6 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Hughes vs Amorim?

Sam Hughes was a 43/20 (+220) underdog going into the contest, while Jaqueline Amorim made her way into the ring at 37/100 (-270) with oddsmakers.

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