Tape rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
Who won Yan vs Esparza?
Carla Esparza beat Xiaonan Yan by , during the co-main event of UFC Vegas 27, on Saturday 22nd May 2021 in the United States.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Carla Esparza.
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).
Yan vs Esparza stats
Xiaonan Yan stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Carla Esparza made her way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Yan had advantage in power over Esparza, with a 38% knock out percentage over Esparza's 18%.
Xiaonan Yan was the younger woman by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Yan had a height advantage of 4 inches over Esparza. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Yan was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made her debut in 2009, 2 months earlier than Esparza, whose first professional fight was in 2010. She had fought 29 less professional rounds, 38 to Esparza's 67.
Yan's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 10 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Esparza's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 2 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.