Jul 16 2022
Saturday

UBS Arena, Long Island, New York, United States

UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Flyweight
18-9-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
11-2-0

The tape

37
Age
35
5' 3" / 161 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
61.8" / 157 cm
Reach
65" / 165 cm

Tape record

UDSDSDUDUD
Form
SUBSDKOKOUD
18
Wins
11
3
By KO
7
17
KO%
64
9
By SUB
2
50
SUB%
18
9
Loses
2
1
Stopped
1
3
Tapped
1
0
Draws
1
2007
Debut
2014
27
Bouts
14
66
Rounds
23
4 hours, 46 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 31 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Michelle Waterson vs Amanda Lemos report

Who won Waterson vs Lemos?

Amanda Lemos beat Michelle Waterson by submission in the 2nd round during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez, on Saturday 16th July 2022 at UBS Arena in Long Island, New York.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Waterson vs Lemos stats

Michelle Waterson stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Amanda Lemos made her way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggested Lemos had a massive power advantage over Waterson, boosting at 64% knock out percentage over Waterson's 17%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Waterson had a massive advantage over Lemos, boasting at 50% submission rate over Lemos' 18%.

Michelle Waterson was the older woman by 2 years, at 37 years old.

Lemos had a height advantage of 1 inch over Waterson. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Waterson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made her debut in 2007, 7 years and 5 months earlier than Lemos, whose first professional fight was in 2014. She had fought 40 more professional rounds, 68 to Lemos' 28.

Waterson vs Lemos form

Michelle Waterson had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had lost to Marina Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had defeated Angela Hill at UFC Vegas 10 on 12th September 2020 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC on ESPN+ 19 on 12th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Amalie Arena, Tampa.

Before that, she had beat Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.

She had won against Felice Herrig at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Waterson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 23 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.2 rounds on average.

Lemos' last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 12 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 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 Lemos?

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