Tape rankings @ Women’s Bantamweight
Who won Vieira vs Zingano?
Ketlen Vieira beat Cat Zingano by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 222, on Saturday 3rd March 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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 Zingano stats
Ketlen Vieira stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Cat Zingano made her way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Zingano had a massive power advantage over Vieira, boosting at 56% knock out percentage over Vieira's 22%.
Ketlen Vieira was the younger woman by 9 years, at 30 years old.
Vieira had a height advantage of 2 inches over Zingano. Despite this, Zingano had 2-inch reach advantage.
Vieira was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made her debut in 2014, 6 year and 3 months later than Zingano, whose first professional fight was in 2008. She had fought 6 less professional rounds, 28 to Zingano's 34.
Zingano's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 8 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.