Tape rankings @ Strawweight
Who won Ricci vs Oliveira?
Tabatha Ricci beat Maria Oliveira by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 41, on Saturday 23rd October 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Tabatha Ricci.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Strawweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Ricci vs Oliveira stats
Tabatha Ricci stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 4 wins, zero loses and 0 draws and 2 by submission.
Maria Oliveira made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Oliveira had a massive power advantage over Ricci, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Ricci's 0%.
Tabatha Ricci was the older man by 2 years, at 27 years old.
Oliveira had a height advantage of 5 inches over Ricci.
Ricci was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Oliveira, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 18 to Oliveira's 35.
Ricci's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.