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Who won McCann vs Stoliarenko?
Julija Stoliarenko beat Molly McCann by submission in the 1st round during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night London – Aspinall vs. Tybura, on Saturday 22nd July 2023 at O2 Arena in London.
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).
McCann vs Stoliarenko stats
Molly McCann stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Julija Stoliarenko made her way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 7 loses and 2 draws and 9 by submission.
The stats suggested McCann had a massive power advantage over Stoliarenko, boasting at 46% knock out percentage over Stoliarenko's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Stoliarenko had a massive advantage over McCann, boosting at 90% submission rate over McCann's 0%.
Molly McCann was the older woman by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Stoliarenko had a height advantage of 3 inches over McCann. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
McCann was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2015, 3 year and 1 month later than Stoliarenko, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 6 more professional rounds, 44 to Stoliarenko's 38.
McCann vs Stoliarenko form
McCann had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In her last fight before this contest, she had lost to Erin Blanchfield at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, she had defeated Hannah Goldy at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, she had beat Luana Carolina at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at 02 Arena, London.
Before that, she had won against Ji Yeon Kim at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
She had been beaten by Taila Santos at UFC Fight Island 1 on 15th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Julija Stoliarenko had beaten 1 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had lost to Chelsea Chandler at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had beat Jessica Rose Clark at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had lost to Alexis Davis at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, she had been beaten by Julia Avila at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
She had lost to Yana Santos at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Julija Stoliarenko had been fighting more than Molly McCann.
Going to this contest, Molly McCann had last fought 1 year and 9 days ago, while Julija Stoliarenko's last outing had been 1 year, 1 month and 20 days ago.
McCann's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 6 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 8 months and 1 day. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Stoliarenko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on McCann vs Stoliarenko?
Molly McCann was a 1/2 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Julija Stoliarenko made her way into the ring at 33/20 (+170) with oddsmakers.