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Who won Nunes vs Cyborg?
Amanda Nunes beat Cris Cyborg by during the co-main event of UFC 232, on Saturday 29th December 2018 at The Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Amanda Nunes.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
This contest was for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight championship.
Nunes vs Cyborg stats
Amanda Nunes stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Cris Cyborg made her way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Cyborg had an advantage in power over Nunes, with a 85% knock out percentage over Nunes' 69%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nunes had an advantage over Cyborg, with a 19% submission rate over Cyborg's 0%.
Amanda Nunes was the younger woman by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Nunes was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2008, 2 year and 9 months later than Cyborg, whose first professional fight was in 2005. She had fought 2 less professional rounds, 62 to Cyborg's 64.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Cris Cyborg had been fighting more than Amanda Nunes.
Going to this contest, Amanda Nunes had last fought 5 years, 6 months and 23 days ago, while Cris Cyborg's last outing had been 5 years, 9 months and 2 days ago.
Nunes' last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 2 years, 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.7 rounds on average.
Cyborg's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 6 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 12 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Nunes vs Cyborg?
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