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Who won Nunes vs Pennington?
Amanda Nunes beat Raquel Pennington by during the main event of UFC 224, on Saturday 12th May 2018 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
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 Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This contest was for the vacant UFC women’s bantamweight championship.
Nunes vs Pennington stats
Amanda Nunes stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Raquel Pennington made her way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Nunes had a massive power advantage over Pennington, boasting at 67% knock out percentage over Pennington's 11%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pennington had an advantage over Nunes, with a 33% submission rate over Nunes' 20%.
Amanda Nunes was the same age as Raquel Pennington, at 35 years old.
Nunes had a height advantage of 1 inch over Pennington. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Nunes was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made her debut in 2008, 3 years and 11 months earlier than Pennington, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 1 less professional rounds, 62 to Pennington's 63.
Nunes' last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 4 months and 27 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 3 years, 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Pennington's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 9 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.7 rounds on average.
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