Mar 05 2022
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

UFC 272 Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
15-1-0
SD 3
SD 3
13-1-0

The tape

35
Age
32
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 5" / 166 cm
65" / 165 cm
Reach
63" / 160 cm

Tape record

Form
15
Wins
13
6
By KO
5
40
KO%
38
1
By SUB
0
7
SUB%
0
1
Loses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
2
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2009
18
Bouts
15
47
Rounds
31
3 hours, 38 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 14 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

3
UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
10
Tapology
4

Marina Rodriguez vs Xiaonan Yan report

Who won Rodriguez vs Yan?

Marina Rodriguez beat Xiaonan Yan by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC 272, on Saturday 5th March 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Marina Rodriguez.

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 Yan stats

Marina Rodriguez stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Xiaonan Yan made her way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Rodriguez had a slight advantage in power over Yan, with a 40% knock out percentage over Yan's 38%.

Marina Rodriguez was the older woman by 3 years, at 35 years old.

Rodriguez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Yan. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Rodriguez was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made her debut in 2015, 5 year and 4 months later than Yan, whose first professional fight was in 2009. She had fought 12 more professional rounds, 50 to Yan's 38.

Rodriguez vs Yan form

Rodriguez had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In her last fight before this contest, she had defeated Mackenzie Dern at UFC Vegas 39 on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had defeated Michelle Waterson at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had beat Amanda Ribas at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, she had been beaten by Carla Esparza at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi.

She had drawn with Cynthia Calvillo at UFC on ESPN 7 on 7th December 2019 by majority draw in their 3 round contest at Capital One Arena, Washington D.C..

Activity check

Rodriguez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 13 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

Yan's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 28 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 8 months and 29 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.

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