Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
Who won Murphy vs Calderwood?
Lauren Murphy beat Joanne Calderwood by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC 263, on Saturday 12th June 2021 at Gila River Arena in Glendale.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Lauren Murphy.
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).
Murphy vs Calderwood stats
Lauren Murphy stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Joanne Calderwood made her way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Murphy had a large advantage in power over Calderwood, boasting at 57% knock out percentage over Calderwood's 33%.
Lauren Murphy was the older woman by 3 years, at 38 years old.
Calderwood had a height advantage of 1 inch over Murphy. Despite this, she had 3-inch reach advantage.
Murphy was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made her debut in 2010, 1 year and 8 months earlier than Calderwood, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 2 more professional rounds, 47 to Calderwood's 45.
Murphy's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 16 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 24 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Calderwood's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 23 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.