Who won Suarez vs Grasso?
Tatiana Suarez beat Alexa Grasso by submission in the 1st round, during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 129, on Saturday 19th May 2018 at Movistar Arena in Santiago.
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).
Suarez vs Grasso stats
Tatiana Suarez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 5 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Alexa Grasso made her way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Grasso had advantage in power over Suarez, with a 40% knock out percentage over Suarez's 20%.
Tatiana Suarez was the older woman by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Suarez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made her debut in 2014, 1 year and 7 months later than Grasso, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 21 less professional rounds, 17 to Grasso's 38.
Suarez vs Grasso form
Alexa Grasso had beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had won against Ji Yeon Kim at UFC Vegas 8 on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Carla Esparza at UFC on ESPN+ 17 on 21st September 2019 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.
Going into that contest, she had lost to Tatiana Suarez at UFC Fight Night 129 on 19th May 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.
Before that, she had won against Randa Markos at UFC Fight Night 114 on 5th August 2017 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mexico City Arena, Mexico City, Mexico.
She had been beaten by Felice Herrig at UFC Fight Night 104 on 4th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Grasso's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 9 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 14 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.