Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
18-12-0
12-5-0

The tape

38
Age
30
5' 3" / 161 cm
Height
5' 3" / 160 cm
61.8" / 157 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm

Full record

KO 2SD 3SUB 2UD 5SD 5
Form
UD 5KO 3KO 2UD 3SD 3
18
Wins
12
3
By KO
3
17
KO%
25
9
By Sub
4
50
SUB%
33
12
Losses
5
2
Stopped
3
4
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2014
30
Bouts
17
73
Rounds
39
5 hours, 15 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 48 minutes

Current rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

14
UFC
8
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
-

Michelle Waterson-Gomez vs Amanda Ribas preview

When is Waterson vs Ribas?

Michelle Waterson-Gomez could potentially fight Amanda Ribas, in Late 2024.

The fight would take place over 3 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which means the weight limit would be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

Waterson vs Ribas stats

Michelle Waterson-Gomez would step into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Amanda Ribas would make her way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest Ribas would have a slight advantage in power over Waterson, with a 25% knock out percentage over Waterson's 17%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Waterson would have an advantage over Ribas, with a 50% submission rate over Ribas' 33%.

Michelle Waterson-Gomez is the older woman by 8 years, at 38 years old.

Ribas has a 4-inch reach advantage.

Waterson is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made her debut in 2007, 7 years earlier than Ribas, whose first professional fight was in 2014. She has fought 34 more professional rounds, 73 to Ribas' 39.

Waterson vs Ribas form

Michelle Waterson-Gomez has beaten 1 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight, she lost to Marina Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night – Fiziev vs Gamrot on 23rd September 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had been beaten by Luana Pinheiro at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami.

Going into that contest, she had been defeated by Amanda Lemos at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York.

Before that, 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.

She had won against Angela Hill at UFC Vegas 10 on 12th September 2020 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Ribas has beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In her last fight, she was beaten by Rose Namajunas at UFC Fight Night: Ribas vs. Namajunas on 23rd March 2024 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had beaten Luana Pinheiro at UFC Fight Night – Allen vs Craig on 18th November 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had been defeated by Maycee Barber at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, she had defeated Viviane Araujo at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

She had lost to Katlyn Chookagian at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Amanda Ribas has been fighting more than Michelle Waterson-Gomez.

Michelle Waterson-Gomez last fought 8 months and 17 days ago, while Amanda Ribas' last outing was 2 months and 17 days ago.

Waterson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 28 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 9 months. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Ribas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 26 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 5 months. In those fights, she fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Waterson vs Ribas?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Waterson vs Ribas yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Michelle Waterson-Gomez vs Amanda Ribas news

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