Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
Who won Porto vs Joanne?
Vanessa Porto beat Ilara Joanne by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of Bellator 263, on Saturday 31st July 2021 at The Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Vanessa Porto.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Porto vs Joanne stats
Vanessa Porto stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Ilara Joanne made her way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Joanne had a massive power advantage over Porto, boosting at 44% knock out percentage over Porto's 0%.
Vanessa Porto was the older woman by 10 years, at 37 years old.
Porto had 1-inch reach advantage.
Porto was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made her debut in , 8 years and 2 months earlier than Joanne, whose first professional fight was in 2013. She had fought 43 more professional rounds, 73 to Joanne's 30.
Joanne's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 26 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 11 months and 29 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.