Current rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
Taila Santos vs Erin Blanchfield preview
When is Santos vs Blanchfield?
Taila Santos could potentially face the challenge of Erin Blanchfield, in Spring 2023.
The fight would take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Santos vs Blanchfield stats
Taila Santos would step into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Erin Blanchfield would make her way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Santos would have a massive power advantage over Blanchfield, boasting at 53% knock out percentage over Blanchfield's 18%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Blanchfield would have an advantage over Santos, with a 36% submission rate over Santos' 16%.
Taila Santos is the older woman by 5 years, at 29 years old.
Santos has a height advantage of 2 inches over Blanchfield. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Santos is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made her debut in , 5 years and 2 months earlier than Blanchfield, whose first professional fight was in 2018. She has fought 13 more professional rounds, 40 to Blanchfield's 27.
Santos vs Blanchfield form
Erin Blanchfield has beaten 5 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she won against Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Blanchfield on 18th February 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had won against Molly McCann at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Going into that contest, she had beat JJ Aldrich at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik on 4th June 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, she had defeated Miranda Maverick at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
She had won against Sarah Alpar at UFC Vegas 37 on 18th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Santos' last 4 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 8 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Blanchfield's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 5 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 4 months and 2 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Santos vs Blanchfield?
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