Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
Who won Knutsson vs Mann?
Josefine Knutsson beat Marnic Mann by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Grasso vs. Shevchenko 2, on Saturday 16th September 2023 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Josefine Knutsson.
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).
Knutsson vs Mann stats
Josefine Knutsson stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 6 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Marnic Mann made her way to the cage with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Mann had a massive power advantage over Knutsson, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Knutsson's 17%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mann had an advantage over Knutsson, with a 17% submission rate over Knutsson's 0%.
Josefine Knutsson was the older woman by 27 years, at 27 years old.
Knutsson's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Mann's, having had 1 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2021, 8 months later than Mann, whose first professional fight was in 2020. She had fought 1 more professional rounds, 20 to Mann's 19.
Mann's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 16 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Knutsson vs Mann?
Josefine Knutsson was a 3/25 (-830) favourite going into the contest, while Marnic Mann made her way into the ring at 11/2 (+550) with oddsmakers.