Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
Who won Reed vs McKenna?
Elise Reed beat Cory McKenna by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Fight Night London, on Saturday 19th March 2022 at 02 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Elise Reed.
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 McKenna stats
Elise Reed stepped into the ring with a record of 4 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Cory McKenna made her way to the ring with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Reed had advantage in power over McKenna, with a 50% knock out percentage over McKenna's 33%.
Elise Reed was the older woman by 7 years, at 29 years old.
Reed had 3-inch reach advantage.
Reed was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made her debut in , 4 years and 5 months earlier than McKenna, whose first professional fight was in 2018. She had fought 3 less professional rounds, 18 to McKenna's 21.
Reed vs McKenna form
McKenna had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In her last fight before this contest, she had defeated Kay Hansen at UFC Vegas 14 on 14th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had defeated Giulia Chinello at Cage Warriors 105 on 31st May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Colchester Charter Hall, Colchester, England.
Going into that contest, she had beat Fannie Redman at Cage Warriors 104 on 27th April 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Viola Arena, Cardiff, Wales.
Before that, she had been beaten by Micol di Segni at Cage Warriors 97 on 29th September 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff.
She had won against Maria Vittoria Colonna at Cage Warriors 91 on 3rd March 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Newport Centre, Newport.
McKenna's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 9 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 20 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.