May 06 2023
Saturday

Prudential Center, Newark, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
16-2-0
UD 3
UD 3
18-3-0

The tape

37
Age
36
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 3" / 160 cm
65" / 165 cm
Reach
64.2" / 163 cm

Tape record

KOSDUDUDKO
Form
UDUDKOUDSUB
16
Wins
18
6
By KO
1
38
KO%
6
1
By SUB
13
6
SUB%
72
2
Loses
3
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
2
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2013
20
Bouts
21
53
Rounds
44
4 hours, 3 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 2 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

5
UFC
9
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
8

Marina Rodriguez vs Virna Jandiroba report

Who won Rodriguez vs Jandiroba?

Virna Jandiroba beat Marina Rodriguez by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 288, on Saturday 6th May 2023 at Prudential Center in Newark.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Virna Jandiroba.

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).

Rodriguez vs Jandiroba stats

Marina Rodriguez stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 2 losses and 2 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Virna Jandiroba made her way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 13 by submission.

This was Marina Rodriguez's 13th fight in the UFC, having made her debut for the promotion in 2018.

Marina Rodriguez's UFC record stood at 7-4-2, while Virna Jandiroba's came in at 6-3-0.

The stats suggested Rodriguez had a massive power advantage over Jandiroba, boasting a 38% knock out percentage over Jandiroba's 6%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Jandiroba had a massive advantage over Rodriguez, boasting a 72% submission rate over Rodriguez's 6%.

Marina Rodriguez was the older woman by 1 year, at 37 years old.

Rodriguez had a height advantage of 3 inches over Jandiroba. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Rodriguez was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2015, 1 year and 9 months later than Jandiroba, whose first professional fight was in 2013. She had fought 11 more professional rounds, 61 to Jandiroba's 50.

Rodriguez vs Jandiroba form

Marina Rodriguez had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight before this contest, she had lost to Virna Jandiroba at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.

Previous to that, she had been beaten by Amanda Lemos at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had won against Yan Xiaonan at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, she had beaten Mackenzie Dern at UFC Vegas 39 on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

She had defeated Michelle Waterson-Gomez at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Rodriguez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 9 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 7 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

Jandiroba's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 5 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 24 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Rodriguez vs Jandiroba?

Marina Rodriguez was a 4/5 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Virna Jandiroba made her way into the ring at 21/20 (+100) with oddsmakers.

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