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Who won Pennington vs Reneau?
Raquel Pennington beat Marion Reneau by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Vegas 3, on Saturday 20th June 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Raquel Pennington.
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 Reneau stats
Raquel Pennington stepped into the ring with a record of 10 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Marion Reneau made her way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Reneau had a massive power advantage over Pennington, boosting at 56% knock out percentage over Pennington's 10%.
Raquel Pennington was the younger woman by 11 years, at 33 years old.
Pennington had a height advantage of 1 inch over Reneau. Despite this, Reneau had 1-inch reach advantage.
Pennington was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made her debut in 2012, 1 year and 11 months later than Reneau, whose first professional fight was in 2010. She had fought 15 more professional rounds, 60 to Reneau's 45.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Raquel Pennington had been fighting more than Marion Reneau.
Going to this contest, Raquel Pennington had last fought 2 years, 5 months and 1 day ago, while Marion Reneau's last outing had been 3 years, 11 months and 5 days ago.
Pennington's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 7 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.7 rounds on average.
Reneau's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 8 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.