Current rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
When is Namajunas vs Yan?
Rose Namajunas could potentially face Xiaonan Yan, in Spring 2023.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which means the weight limit would be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Namajunas vs Yan stats
Rose Namajunas would step into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Xiaonan Yan would make her way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Yan would have a large advantage in power over Namajunas, boosting at 44% knock out percentage over Namajunas' 18%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Namajunas would have a massive advantage over Yan, boasting at 45% submission rate over Yan's 0%.
Rose Namajunas is the younger woman by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Namajunas has 2-inch reach advantage.
Namajunas is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2013, 3 year and 1 month later than Yan, whose first professional fight was in 2009. She has fought 3 more professional rounds, 46 to Yan's 43.
Namajunas vs Yan form
Namajunas has beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In her last fight, she 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.
Xiaonan Yan has beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she defeated Mackenzie Dern at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by majority decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had lost to Marina Rodriguez at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Carla Esparza at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round.
Before that, she had defeated Claudia Gadelha at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
She had won against Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC on ESPN+ 26 on 22nd February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
In terms of recent activity, Xiaonan Yan has been fighting more than Rose Namajunas.
Rose Namajunas last fought 6 months and 22 days ago, while Xiaonan Yan's last outing was 1 month and 28 days ago.
Namajunas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 18 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Yan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 7 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Namajunas vs Yan?
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