Who won Hughes vs Lookboonmee?
Loma Lookboonmee beat Sam Hughes by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 25, on Saturday 1st May 2021 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Loma Lookboonmee.
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 Lookboonmee stats
Sam Hughes stepped into the ring with a record of 5 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Loma Lookboonmee made her way to the ring with a record of 5 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested that Hughes and Lookboonmee have similar power, both with a 20% knock out percentage.
Sam Hughes was the older woman by 3 years, at 28 years old.
Hughes had a height advantage of 4 inches over Lookboonmee. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Hughes was the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made her debut in 2019, 1 year and 1 month later than Lookboonmee, whose first professional fight was in 2018. She had fought 5 less professional rounds, 13 to Lookboonmee's 18.
Hughes' last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 13 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.