Piera Rodriguez
Rodriguez
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Oct 15 2022
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Araujo Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
Sam Hughes
Hughes
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8-0-0

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7-4-0

The tape

29
Age
30
5' 3" / 161 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
63.4" / 161 cm
Reach
64.6" / 164 cm

Full record

UD 3
Form
KO 3MD 3UD 3UD 3SUB 1
8
Wins
7
5
By KO
2
63
KO%
29
0
By Sub
3
0
SUB%
43
0
Losses
4
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
N/A
Debut
2019
8
Bouts
11
23
Rounds
25
1 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 50 minutes

Current rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

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Piera Rodriguez vs Sam Hughes preview

When is Rodriguez vs Hughes?

Piera Rodriguez will face the challenge of Sam Hughes, during the prelims of UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Araujo, on Saturday 15th October 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which means the weight limit will be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

Rodriguez vs Hughes stats

Piera Rodriguez steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Sam Hughes will make her way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest Rodriguez has a massive power advantage over Hughes, boasting at 63% knock out percentage over Hughes' 29%.

Piera Rodriguez is the younger woman by 1 year, at 29 years old.

Hughes has a height advantage of 2 inches over Rodriguez. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Rodriguez is arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made her debut in , 3 years and 7 months earlier than Hughes, whose first professional fight was in 2019. She has fought 2 less professional rounds, 23 to Hughes' 25.

Rodriguez vs Hughes form

Hughes has beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In her last fight, she beat Elise Reed at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had beat Istela Nunes at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Luana Pinheiro at UFC Vegas 43 on 20th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, she had lost to Loma Lookboonmee at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

She had won against Danielle Hindley at LFA 93 on 16th October 2020 by submission in the 1st round at Hartman Arena, Park City.

Activity check

Hughes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 14 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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