Tape rankings @ Women’s Featherweight
Who won Spencer vs Letson?
Felicia Spencer beat Leah Letson by , during the main card of UFC Vegas 42, on Saturday 13th November 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Felicia Spencer.
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).
Spencer vs Letson stats
Felicia Spencer stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Leah Letson made her way to the ring with a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Letson had a massive power advantage over Spencer, boosting at 60% knock out percentage over Spencer's 25%.
Felicia Spencer was the older woman by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Letson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Spencer. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Spencer was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made her debut in 2015, 9 months later than Letson, whose first professional fight was in 2014. She had fought 14 more professional rounds, 30 to Letson's 16.
Spencer vs Letson form
Spencer had beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had lost to Norma Dumont at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Amanda Nunes at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Featherweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had defeated Zarah Fairn at UFC on ESPN+ 27 on 29th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Chartway Arena, Norfolk.
Before that, she had lost to Cris Cyborg at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
She had beat Megan Anderson at UFC on ESPN+ 10 on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, United States.
Spencer's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 14 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 4 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.