Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
Who won Reed vs Hughes?
Sam Hughes beat Elise Reed by , during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira, on Saturday 21st May 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sam Hughes.
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).
Reed vs Hughes stats
Elise Reed stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Sam Hughes made her way to the ring with a record of 6 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Hughes had advantage in power over Reed, with a 17% knock out percentage over Reed's 0%.
Elise Reed was the same age as Sam Hughes, at 29 years old.
Hughes had a height advantage of 2 inches over Reed. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Reed was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made her debut in , 3 years and 4 months earlier than Hughes, whose first professional fight was in 2019. She had fought 7 less professional rounds, 18 to Hughes' 25.
Reed vs Hughes form
Sam Hughes had beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight before this contest, she had beat Istela Nunes at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Luana Pinheiro at UFC Vegas 43 on 20th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had lost to Loma Lookboonmee at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Before that, she had beat Danielle Hindley at LFA 93 on 16th October 2020 by submission in the 1st round at Hartman Arena, Park City.
She had been beaten by Vanessa Demopoulos at LFA 85 on 17th July 2020 by submission in the 4th round in their LFA Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.
Reed's last 2 fights had come over a period of 10 months and 30 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 5 months and 16 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Hughes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 6 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.