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 octagon 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 cage 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%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Murphy and Calderwood would have been pretty equal, both with a 7% submission rate.
Lauren Murphy was the older woman by 3 years, at 40 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 fewer 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 7 more professional rounds, 60 to Calderwood's 53.
Murphy vs Calderwood form
Lauren Murphy had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had won against Miesha Tate at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Women’s Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had won against Joanne Calderwood at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Before that, she had beat Liliya Shakirova at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by split decision in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
She had defeated Barb Honchak at The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale on 1st December 2017 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Park Theatre, Las Vegas, United States.
Murphy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 23 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 12 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Calderwood's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 13 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
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