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Who won Pennington vs Chiasson?
Raquel Pennington beat Macy Chiasson by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 18th December 2021.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Pennington vs Chiasson stats
Raquel Pennington stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Macy Chiasson made her way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Chiasson had a large advantage in power over Pennington, boosting at 29% knock out percentage over Pennington's 8%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Chiasson had a slight advantage over Pennington, with a 29% submission rate over Pennington's 25%.
Raquel Pennington was the older woman by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Chiasson had a height advantage of 4 inches over Pennington. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Pennington was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made her debut in 2012, 5 years and 7 months earlier than Chiasson, whose first professional fight was in 2017. She had fought 32 more professional rounds, 60 to Chiasson's 28.
Pennington vs Chiasson form
Raquel Pennington had beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight before this contest, she had defeated Pannie Kianzad at UFC Vegas 37 on 18th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had defeated Marion Reneau at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Holly Holm at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, she had lost to Germaine de Randamie at UFC Fight Night 139 on 10th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pepsi Center, Denver.
She had been beaten by Amanda Nunes at UFC 224 on 12th May 2018 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Pennington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 20 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 29 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
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