Tabatha Ricci
Ricci
Brazil flag
Nov 11 2023
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
9-1-0
SD 3
SD 3
11-3-0

The tape

29
Age
30
5' 1" / 155 cm
Height
5' 2" / 157 cm
N/A
Reach
63" / 160 cm

Tape record

UDSUBUDUDKO
Form
SUBUDSDUDUD
9
Wins
11
1
By KO
1
11
KO%
9
3
By SUB
2
33
SUB%
18
1
Loses
3
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2018
10
Bouts
14
23
Rounds
41
1 hours, 43 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 20 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

10
UFC
13
-
Bellator
-
10
Tapology
-

Tabatha Ricci vs Lupita Godinez report

Who won Ricci vs Godinez?

Lupita Godinez beat Tabatha Ricci by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 295, on Saturday 11th November 2023 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Lupita Godinez.

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).

Ricci vs Godinez stats

Tabatha Ricci stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Lupita Godinez made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggested Ricci had a slight advantage in power over Godinez, with a 11% knock out percentage over Godinez's 9%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Ricci had an advantage over Godinez, with a 33% submission rate over Godinez's 18%.

Tabatha Ricci was the younger man by 1 year, at 29 years old.

Godinez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ricci.

Ricci was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 years and 6 months earlier than Godinez, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 26 to Godinez's 44.

Ricci vs Godinez form

Tabatha Ricci had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Gillian Robertson at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Jessica Penne at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Polyana Viana at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Maria Oliveira at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Manon Fiorot at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round.

Lupita Godinez had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Elise Reed at UFC Fight Night – Grasso vs. Shevchenko 2 on 16th September 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Emily Ducote at UFC Fight Night – Pennington vs. Aldana 2 on 20th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Cynthia Calvillo at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami.

Before that, he had lost to Angela Hill at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz on 13th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pechanga Arena, San Diego.

He had beat Ariane Carnelossi at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Lupita Godinez had been fighting more than Tabatha Ricci.

Going to this contest, Tabatha Ricci had last fought 7 months and 28 days ago, while Lupita Godinez's last outing had been 5 months and 5 days ago.

Ricci's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Godinez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Ricci vs Godinez?

Tabatha Ricci was a 7/5 (+140) underdog going into the contest, while Lupita Godinez made his way into the ring at 11/20 (-180) with oddsmakers.

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