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Who won Oliveira vs Demopoulos?
Vanessa Demopoulos beat Maria Oliveira by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak, on Saturday 19th November 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Vanessa Demopoulos.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Oliveira vs Demopoulos stats
Maria Oliveira stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Vanessa Demopoulos made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Oliveira had a massive power advantage over Demopoulos, boasting at 54% knock out percentage over Demopoulos' 13%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Demopoulos had a massive advantage over Oliveira, boosting at 50% submission rate over Oliveira's 8%.
Maria Oliveira was the younger man by 9 years, at 26 years old.
Oliveira had a height advantage of 4 inches over Demopoulos. That also extended to a 10-inch reach advantage.
Oliveira was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 2 months earlier than Demopoulos, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 41 to Demopoulos' 40.
Oliveira vs Demopoulos form
Vanessa Demopoulos had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Jinh Yu Frey at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Silvana Gomez Juarez at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Honda Center, Anaheim.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by JJ Aldrich at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
Before that, he had lost to Lupita Godinez at LFA 94 on 30th October 2020 by majority decision in their LFA Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Hartman Arena, Park City.
He had beat Sam Hughes at LFA 85 on 17th July 2020 by submission in the 4th round in their LFA Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.
Oliveira's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Demopoulos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Oliveira vs Demopoulos?
Maria Oliveira was a 91/100 (-110) underdog going into the contest, while Vanessa Demopoulos made his way into the ring at 91/100 (-110) with oddsmakers.