Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
Who won Ribas vs VanZant?
Amanda Ribas beat Paige VanZant by submission in the 1st round, during the main card of UFC 251, on Saturday 11th July 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
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 VanZant stats
Amanda Ribas stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Paige VanZant made her way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Ribas had a slight advantage in power over VanZant, with a 33% knock out percentage over VanZant's 25%.
Amanda Ribas was the older woman by 1 year, at 28 years old.
VanZant had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ribas. Despite this, she had 1-inch reach advantage.
Ribas was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made her debut in 2014, 1 year and 8 months later than VanZant, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 12 less professional rounds, 21 to VanZant's 33.
VanZant's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 2 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 16 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.