Jul 01 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Featherweight
Karol Rosa
Rosa
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14-7-0
SD 3
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16-5-0

The tape

34
Age
29
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
68.5" / 174 cm
Reach
67.3" / 171 cm

Tape record

UDKOUDUDKO
Form
UDMDUDUDUD
14
Wins
16
7
By KO
4
50
KO%
25
1
By SUB
2
7
SUB%
13
7
Loses
5
3
Stopped
0
2
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2012
22
Bouts
21
43
Rounds
56
2 hours, 57 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 25 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Featherweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Yana Santos vs Karol Rosa report

Who won Santos vs Rosa?

Karol Rosa beat Yana Santos by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov, on Saturday 1st July 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Karol Rosa.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Santos vs Rosa stats

Yana Santos stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Karol Rosa made her way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggested Santos had a large advantage in power over Rosa, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Rosa's 25%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Rosa had a slight advantage over Santos, with a 13% submission rate over Santos' 7%.

Yana Santos was the older woman by 5 years, at 34 years old.

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

Santos' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Rosa's, having had the same amount of fights, and made her debut in 2009, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Rosa, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 16 less professional rounds, 46 to Rosa's 62.

Santos vs Rosa form

Yana Santos had beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight before this contest, she had lost to Holly Holm at UFC Fight Night San Antonio on 25th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States.

Previous to that, she had been beaten by Irene Aldana at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had beat Ketlen Vieira at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, she had won against Julija Stoliarenko at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

She had lost to Aspen Ladd at UFC on ESPN 7 on 7th December 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Capital One Arena, Washington D.C..

Activity check

Santos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 23 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 5 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Rosa's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 28 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Santos vs Rosa?

Yana Santos was a 29/20 (+150) underdog going into the contest, while Karol Rosa made her way into the ring at 57/100 (-180) with oddsmakers.

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