Tape rankings @ Women’s Bantamweight
Who won Vieira vs Kianzad?
Ketlen Vieira beat Pannie Kianzad by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC Fight Night London – Aspinall vs. Tybura, on Saturday 22nd July 2023 at O2 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ketlen Vieira.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Vieira vs Kianzad stats
Ketlen Vieira stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Pannie Kianzad made her way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kianzad had a slight advantage in power over Vieira, with a 19% knock out percentage over Vieira's 15%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Vieira had a massive advantage over Kianzad, boasting at 31% submission rate over Kianzad's 0%.
Ketlen Vieira was the older woman by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Vieira had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kianzad. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Vieira was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2014, 2 year and 5 months later than Kianzad, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 21 less professional rounds, 44 to Kianzad's 65.
Vieira vs Kianzad form
Ketlen Vieira had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had lost to Raquel Pennington at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.
Previous to that, she had won against Holly Holm at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had beat Miesha Tate at UFC Vegas 43 on 20th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, she had been beaten by Yana Santos at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
She had defeated Sijara Eubanks at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Vieira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Kianzad's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 1 day. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Vieira vs Kianzad?
Ketlen Vieira was a 67/100 (-150) favourite going into the contest, while Pannie Kianzad made her way into the ring at 5/4 (+130) with oddsmakers.