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Luana Pinheiro vs Sam Hughes report
Who won Pinheiro vs Hughes?
Luana Pinheiro beat Sam Hughes by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Vegas 43, on Saturday 20th November 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Luana Pinheiro.
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).
Pinheiro vs Hughes stats
Luana Pinheiro stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Sam Hughes made her way to the cage with a record of 5 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Pinheiro had a slight advantage in power over Hughes, with a 22% knock out percentage over Hughes' 20%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hughes had a slight advantage over Pinheiro, with a 60% submission rate over Pinheiro's 56%.
Luana Pinheiro was the younger woman by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Hughes had a height advantage of 1 inch over Pinheiro. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Pinheiro was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made her debut in 2016, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Hughes, whose first professional fight was in 2019. She had fought 11 less professional rounds, 17 to Hughes' 28.
Hughes' last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 27 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Pinheiro vs Hughes?
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