Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
Who won Paula vs Oliveira?
Maria Oliveira beat Gloria de Paula by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett, on Saturday 18th June 2022 at Moody Center in Austin.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Maria Oliveira.
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).
Paula vs Oliveira stats
Gloria de Paula stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Maria Oliveira made her way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Oliveira had a massive power advantage over Paula, boosting at 58% knock out percentage over Paula's 0%.
Gloria de Paula was the older woman by 2 years, at 27 years old.
Oliveira had a height advantage of 1 inch over Paula. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Paula was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made her debut in 2017, 1 year and 9 months later than Oliveira, whose first professional fight was in 2015. She had fought 6 less professional rounds, 29 to Oliveira's 35.
Paula's last 2 fights had come over a period of 10 months and 26 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.