Tape rankings @ Women’s Flyweight
Who won Wood vs Carolina?
Joanne Calderwood beat Luana Carolina by split decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 286, on Saturday 18th March 2023 at o2 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Joanne Calderwood.
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).
Wood vs Carolina stats
Joanne Calderwood stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Luana Carolina made her way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Calderwood had a slight advantage in power over Carolina, with a 33% knock out percentage over Carolina's 25%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Carolina had a slight advantage over Calderwood, with a 13% submission rate over Calderwood's 7%.
Joanne Calderwood was the older woman by 7 years, at 37 years old.
Carolina had 4-inch reach advantage.
Calderwood was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made her debut in 2012, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Carolina, whose first professional fight was in 2015. She had fought 21 more professional rounds, 53 to Carolina's 32.
Wood vs Carolina form
Joanne Calderwood had beaten 1 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight before this contest, she had lost to Alexa Grasso at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by in the 1st round at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Taila Santos at UFC Vegas 43 on 20th November 2021 by in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had lost to Lauren Murphy at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Before that, she had defeated Jessica Eye at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
She had been beaten by Jennifer Maia at UFC Vegas 5 on 1st August 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Calderwood's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 24 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Carolina's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 10 months and 2 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Wood vs Carolina?
Joanne Calderwood was a 8/15 (-190) favourite going into the contest, while Luana Carolina made her way into the ring at 6/4 (+140) with oddsmakers.