Jan 20 2024
Saturday

Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Bantamweight
15-8-0
UD 5

Score cards

  • 49-46
  • 49-46
  • 49-45
UD 5
11-2-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship

The tape

35
Age
32
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
67.3" / 171 cm
Reach
66.5" / 169 cm

Tape record

SDUDSUBUDUD
Form
SUBSUBSUBUDUD
15
Wins
11
1
By KO
1
7
KO%
9
4
By SUB
8
27
SUB%
73
8
Loses
2
1
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2012
Debut
2015
23
Bouts
14
63
Rounds
28
5 hours, 5 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 57 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Bantamweight

2
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
6

Raquel Pennington vs Mayra Bueno Silva report

Who won Pennington vs Silva?

Raquel Pennington beat Mayra Bueno Silva by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the co-main event of UFC 297, on Saturday 20th January 2024 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

The scorecards were announced as 49-46, 49-46, 49-45 in favor of the winner Raquel Pennington.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

This contest was for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship.

Pennington vs Silva stats

Raquel Pennington stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Mayra Bueno Silva made her way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

Raquel Pennington's UFC record stood at 13-5-0, while Mayra Bueno Silva's came in at 5-3-1.

The stats suggested Silva had a slight advantage in power over Pennington, with a 9% knock out percentage over Pennington's 7%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Silva had a massive advantage over Pennington, boasting a 73% submission rate over Pennington's 27%.

Raquel Pennington was the older woman by 3 years, at 35 years old.

Pennington had a height advantage of 1 inch over Silva. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Pennington was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made her debut in 2012, 3 years earlier than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2015. She had fought 35 more professional rounds, 68 to Silva's 33.

Pennington vs Silva form

Raquel Pennington had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight before this contest, she had won against Macy Chiasson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by submission in the 2nd round.

Previous to that, she had beaten 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, she had lost to Holly Holm at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

She had been beaten by Germaine de Randamie at UFC Fight Night 139 on 10th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pepsi Center, Denver.

Mayra Bueno Silva had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight leading up to this contest, she was victorious against Holly Holm at UFC Fight Night – Holm vs. Bueno Silva on 15th July 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had won against Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Blanchfield on 18th February 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had beaten Stephanie Egger at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, she had defeated Yanan Wu at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

She had been defeated by Manon Fiorot at UFC Vegas 40 on 16th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Mayra Bueno Silva had been fighting more than Raquel Pennington.

Going to this contest, Raquel Pennington had last fought 2 years, 5 months and 12 days ago, while Mayra Bueno Silva's last outing had been 10 months and 15 days ago.

Pennington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 20 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 9 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Silva's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 14 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Pennington vs Silva?

Raquel Pennington was a 7/5 (+140) underdog going into the contest, while Mayra Bueno Silva made her way into the ring at 29/50 (-170) with oddsmakers.

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