Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
Who won Ruiz vs Amorim?
Jaqueline Amorim beat Montserrat Ruiz by during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Luque vs Dos Anjos, on Saturday 12th August 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jaqueline Amorim.
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).
Ruiz vs Amorim stats
Montserrat Ruiz stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Jaqueline Amorim made her way to the cage with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Ruiz had an advantage in power over Amorim, with a 30% knock out percentage over Amorim's 17%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Amorim had a massive advantage over Ruiz, boosting at 83% submission rate over Ruiz's 20%.
Montserrat Ruiz was the older woman by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Amorim had a height advantage of 3 inches over Ruiz.
Ruiz was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made her debut in 2014, 6 years and 5 months earlier than Amorim, whose first professional fight was in 2020. She had fought 21 more professional rounds, 33 to Amorim's 12.
Ruiz vs Amorim form
Amorim had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In her last fight before this contest, she had lost to Sam Hughes at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.
Previous to that, she had defeated Ashley Nichols at LFA 142 on 16th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake.
Going into that contest, she had beat Loveth Young at LFA 125 on 25th February 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Niagara Falls.
Before that, she had won against Megan Owen at LFA 110 on 2nd July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Grand Hotel Casino & Resort, Shawnee.
She had beat Taisha Gandy at LFA 101 on 12th March 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Grand Casino Hotel & Resort, Shawnee.
Ruiz's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 10 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 7 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Amorim's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 18 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 5 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ruiz vs Amorim?
Montserrat Ruiz was a 2/1 (+200) underdog going into the contest, while Jaqueline Amorim made her way into the ring at 2/5 (-250) with oddsmakers.