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Who won Fiorot vs Namajunas?
Manon Fiorot beat Rose Namajunas by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Paris – Gane vs. Spivac, on Saturday 2nd September 2023 at Accor Arena in Paris.
The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of winner Manon Fiorot.
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).
Fiorot vs Namajunas stats
Manon Fiorot stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Rose Namajunas made her way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Fiorot had a massive power advantage over Namajunas, boasting at 60% knock out percentage over Namajunas' 18%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Namajunas had a massive advantage over Fiorot, boosting at 45% submission rate over Fiorot's 0%.
Manon Fiorot was the older woman by 2 years, at 33 years old.
Fiorot had a height advantage of 2 inches over Namajunas. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Fiorot was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2018, 5 year and 5 months later than Namajunas, whose first professional fight was in 2013. She had fought 18 less professional rounds, 31 to Namajunas' 49.
Fiorot vs Namajunas form
Namajunas had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In her last fight before this contest, she had lost to Carla Esparza at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by split decision in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Previous to that, she had beat Weili Zhang at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by split decision in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Going into that contest, she had won against Weili Zhang at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, she had beat Jessica Andrade at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
She had been beaten by Jessica Andrade at UFC 237 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Fiorot's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 25 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Namajunas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 19 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 28 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Fiorot vs Namajunas?
Manon Fiorot was a 1/2 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Rose Namajunas made her way into the ring at 17/10 (+170) with oddsmakers.