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Who won Ribas vs Barber?
Maycee Barber beat Amanda Ribas by during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria, on Saturday 24th June 2023 at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Maycee Barber.
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).
Ribas vs Barber stats
Amanda Ribas stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Maycee Barber made her way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Barber had a large advantage in power over Ribas, boosting at 42% knock out percentage over Ribas' 18%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Ribas had an advantage over Barber, with a 36% submission rate over Barber's 17%.
Amanda Ribas was the older woman by 5 years, at 30 years old.
Barber had a height advantage of 2 inches over Ribas. Despite this, she had 1-inch reach advantage.
Ribas' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Barber's, having had the same amount of fights, and made her debut in 2014, 3 years and 3 months earlier than Barber, whose first professional fight was in 2017. She had fought 2 less professional rounds, 34 to Barber's 36.
Ribas vs Barber form
Amanda Ribas had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had defeated Viviane Araujo at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Katlyn Chookagian at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had defeated Virna Jandiroba at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Before that, she had lost to Marina Rodriguez at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
She had beat Paige VanZant at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi.
Maycee Barber had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight before this contest, she had won against Andrea Lee at UFC Fight Night San Antonio on 25th March 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States.
Previous to that, she had won against Jessica Eye at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had beat Montana De La Rosa at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade on 23rd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, she had defeated Miranda Maverick at UFC Vegas 32 on 24th July 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
She had been beaten by Alexa Grasso at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Maycee Barber had been fighting more than Amanda Ribas.
Going to this contest, Amanda Ribas had last fought 8 months and 26 days ago, while Maycee Barber's last outing had been 8 months and 5 days ago.
Ribas' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 19 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Barber's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 17 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ribas vs Barber?
Amanda Ribas was a 49/100 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Maycee Barber made her way into the ring at 33/20 (+170) with oddsmakers.