Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
Who won Waterson vs Kowalkiewicz?
Michelle Waterson-Gomez beat Karolina Kowalkiewicz by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC on ESPN 2, on Saturday 30th March 2019 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Michelle Waterson-Gomez.
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).
Waterson vs Kowalkiewicz stats
Michelle Waterson-Gomez stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Karolina Kowalkiewicz made her way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Kowalkiewicz had a slight advantage in power over Waterson, with a 8% knock out percentage over Waterson's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Kowalkiewicz had an advantage over Waterson, with a 17% submission rate over Waterson's 0%.
Michelle Waterson-Gomez was the same age as Karolina Kowalkiewicz, at 37 years old.
Kowalkiewicz had 2-inch reach advantage.
Waterson was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2007, 5 years and 3 months earlier than Kowalkiewicz, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 19 more professional rounds, 73 to Kowalkiewicz's 54.
Kowalkiewicz's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 25 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 8 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Waterson vs Kowalkiewicz?
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