Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Bantamweight
16-8-0
17-1-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Women's Bantamweight

The tape

35
Age
33
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
67.3" / 171 cm
Reach
65.4" / 166 cm

Full record

UD 5SD 3UD 3SUB 2UD 3
Form
SUB 2UD 3UD 5SUB 1KO 1
16
Wins
17
1
By KO
6
6
KO%
35
4
By Sub
7
25
SUB%
41
8
Losses
1
1
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2018
24
Bouts
18
68
Rounds
37
5 hours, 30 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 42 minutes

Current rankings @ Women’s Bantamweight

-
UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
7

Raquel Pennington vs Kayla Harrison preview

When is Pennington vs Harrison?

Raquel Pennington could potentially take on Kayla Harrison, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Pennington vs Harrison stats

Raquel Pennington would step into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Kayla Harrison would make her way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggest Harrison would have a large advantage in power over Pennington, boasting a 35% knock out percentage over Pennington's 6%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Harrison would have an advantage over Pennington, with a 41% submission rate over Pennington's 25%.

Raquel Pennington is the older woman by 2 years, at 35 years old.

Harrison has a height advantage of 1 inch over Pennington. Despite this, she has a 2-inch reach advantage.

Pennington is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made her debut in 2012, 6 years and 3 months earlier than Harrison, whose first professional fight was in 2018. She has fought 31 more professional rounds, 68 to Harrison's 37.

Pennington vs Harrison form

Raquel Pennington has beaten 5 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight, she won against Mayra Bueno Silva at UFC 297 on 20th January 2024 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship fight at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.

Previous to that, she had beaten Ketlen Vieira at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.

Going into that contest, she had defeated Aspen Ladd at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, she was victorious against Macy Chiasson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by submission in the 2nd round.

She had won against 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.

Harrison has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In her last fight, she defeated Holly Holm at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had defeated Aspen Ladd at PFL 10: 2023 PFL World Championship on 24th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Anthem, Washington.

Going into that contest, she had lost to Larissa Pacheco at PFL 2022 #10 -World Championship on 25th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, she was victorious against Martina Jindrova at PFL 2022 #9 on 20th August 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.

She had won against Kaitlin Young at PFL 2022 #6 on 1st July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Kayla Harrison has been fighting more than Raquel Pennington.

Raquel Pennington last fought 4 months and 18 days ago, while Kayla Harrison's last outing was 1 month and 25 days ago.

Pennington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 20 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Harrison's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 6 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Pennington vs Harrison?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Pennington vs Harrison yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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