Oct 14 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Flyweight
21-9-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 28-29
  • 28-29
  • 28-29
UD 3
11-5-0

The tape

35
Age
37
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
64.2" / 163 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Tape record

UDUDUDUDUD
Form
UDUDUDUDUD
21
Wins
11
4
By KO
3
19
KO%
27
5
By SUB
4
24
SUB%
36
9
Loses
5
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2015
31
Bouts
16
83
Rounds
40
6 hours, 26 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 2 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight

9
UFC
11
-
Bellator
-
7
Tapology
11

Jennifer Maia vs Viviane Araujo report

Who won Maia vs Araujo?

Viviane Araujo beat Jennifer Maia by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night – Yusuff vs Barboza, on Saturday 14th October 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the winner Viviane Araujo.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Maia vs Araujo stats

Jennifer Maia stepped into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 9 losses and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Viviane Araujo made her way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Jennifer Maia's UFC record stood at 6-6-0, while Viviane Araujo's came in at 6-5-0.

The stats suggested Araujo had a slight advantage in power over Maia, with a 27% knock out percentage over Maia's 19%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Araujo had an advantage over Maia, with a 36% submission rate over Maia's 24%.

Jennifer Maia was the younger woman by 2 years, at 35 years old.

Araujo had 4-inch reach advantage.

Maia was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made her debut in 2009, 5 years and 10 months earlier than Araujo, whose first professional fight was in 2015. She had fought 40 more professional rounds, 86 to Araujo's 46.

Maia vs Araujo form

Viviane Araujo had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight before this contest, she had lost to Alexa Grasso at UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Araujo on 15th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had won against Andrea Lee at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Katlyn Chookagian at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.

Before that, she had beaten Roxanne Modafferi at UFC Fight Island 8 on 20th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

She had defeated Montana De La Rosa at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

Araujo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 13 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Maia vs Araujo?

Jennifer Maia was a 12/25 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Viviane Araujo made her way into the ring at 6/4 (+140) with oddsmakers.

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