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US - TBC / UK - TBC
Current rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
When is Yan vs Esparza?
Xiaonan Yan is set to take on Carla Esparza, during the main card of UFC Vegas 27, on Saturday 22nd May 2021 in the United States.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which means the weight limit will be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Yan vs Esparza stats
Xiaonan Yan steps 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 will make 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 suggest Yan has advantage in power over Esparza, with a 38% knock out percentage over Esparza's 18%.
Xiaonan Yan is the younger woman by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Yan has a height advantage of 4 inches over Esparza. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Yan is 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 has fought 29 less professional rounds, 31 to Esparza's 60.
Yan's last 2 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 16 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 7 months and 8 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Esparza's last 3 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 12 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.