Aug 19 2023
Saturday

TD Garden, Boston, United States

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
23-3-0
UD 5

Score cards

  • 50-43
  • 50-44
  • 49-45
UD 5
13-2-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
36
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
63" / 160 cm
Reach
65" / 165 cm

Tape record

SUBKOSDKOSD
Form
KOSUBSUBSDKO
23
Wins
13
11
By KO
8
48
KO%
62
8
By SUB
3
35
SUB%
23
3
Loses
2
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
2014
26
Bouts
16
49
Rounds
28
3 hours, 14 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 49 minutes

Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

-
UFC
5
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
4

Weili Zhang vs Amanda Lemos report

Who won Zhang vs Lemos?

Weili Zhang beat Amanda Lemos by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the co-main event of UFC 292, on Saturday 19th August 2023 at TD Garden in Boston.

The scorecards were announced as 50-43, 50-44, 49-45 in favor of winner Weili Zhang.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

This contest was for the UFC women’s strawweight championship.

Zhang vs Lemos stats

Weili Zhang stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Amanda Lemos made her way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggested Lemos had an advantage in power over Zhang, with a 62% knock out percentage over Zhang's 48%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Zhang had an advantage over Lemos, with a 35% submission rate over Lemos' 23%.

Weili Zhang was the younger woman by 2 years, at 34 years old.

Lemos had 2-inch reach advantage.

Zhang was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made her debut in 2013, 8 months earlier than Lemos, whose first professional fight was in 2014. She had fought 18 more professional rounds, 54 to Lemos' 36.

Zhang vs Lemos form

Zhang had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had defeated Carla Esparza at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, she had defeated Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.

Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Rose Namajunas at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by split decision in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Before that, she had lost to Rose Namajunas at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

She had beat Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by split decision in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Lemos had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In her last fight before this contest, she had won against Marina Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had won against Michelle Waterson-Gomez at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York.

Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade on 23rd April 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, she had beat Angela Hill at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest.

She had defeated Montserrat Ruiz at UFC Vegas 31 on 17th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Amanda Lemos had been fighting more than Weili Zhang.

Going to this contest, Weili Zhang had last fought 1 year, 3 months and 10 days ago, while Amanda Lemos' last outing had been 1 year, 3 months and 17 days ago.

Zhang's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 15 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 9 months and 16 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Lemos' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 5 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Zhang vs Lemos?

Weili Zhang was a 3/10 (-370) favourite going into the contest, while Amanda Lemos made her way into the ring at 13/5 (+330) with oddsmakers.

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