Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
Who won Modafferi vs Shevchenko?
Roxanne Modafferi beat Antonina Shevchenko by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 7, on Saturday 20th April 2019 at Yubileyny Sports Palace in St. Petersburg.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Roxanne Modafferi.
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).
Modafferi vs Shevchenko stats
Roxanne Modafferi stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 15 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Antonina Shevchenko made her way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Modafferi had advantage in power over Shevchenko, with a 18% knock out percentage over Shevchenko's 0%.
Roxanne Modafferi was the older woman by 2 years, at 39 years old.
Shevchenko had a height advantage of 1 inch over Modafferi. Despite this, she had 1-inch reach advantage.
Modafferi was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 37 more fights, and made her debut in 2003, 1 year and 6 months later than Shevchenko, whose first professional fight was in 2002. She had fought 88 more professional rounds, 121 to Shevchenko's 33.
Modafferi's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 25 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.