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Current MMA Rankings Updated (09-19-2018)

19 Sep , 2018,
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Notable Info

  • Intermediate release to fix two issues related to quality performance requirements; a relatively minor mathematical error and an inconsistency between the main method and division-specific method to dock points — the latter was adjusted.

Fight Matrix Program – UFC Fight Night 137: Santos vs. Anders (09-22-2018)

16 Sep , 2018,
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#19MW] Thiago Santos (18-6-0, -156) vs. [#32MW] Eryk Anders (11-1-0, +129)

Last 3 Fights: Thiago Santos (2-1-0)
2018-08-04: W vs. [#81MW] Kevin Holland (13-4-0) via UD (29-27, 29-26, 29-27)
2018-04-21: L vs. [#9MW] David Branch (22-4-0) via KO (Punches) in 2:30 of round 1
2018-02-03: W vs. [#5LHW] Anthony Smith (30-13-0) via TKO (Kick to the Body and Punches) in 1:03 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Eryk Anders (2-1-0)
2018-08-25: W vs. [#110MW] Tim Williams (15-5-0) via KO (Soccer Kick) in 4:42 of round 3
2018-02-03: L vs. [#12MW] Lyoto Machida (24-8-0) via SD (48-47, 47-48, 48-47)
2017-12-09: W vs. [#84MW] Markus Perez (10-2-0) via UD (30-25, 30-26, 29-28)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Thiago Santos – Win%: 58.25
Elo Favorite (Standard): Thiago Santos (1923.29) [+242.22] – Win%: 75.15
Elo Favorite (Modified): Thiago Santos (1937.19) [+203.37] – Win%: 70.89
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Thiago Santos 49, Eryk Anders 28
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Welterweight (170)
[#14] Alex Oliveira (19-5-1, -406) vs. [#162] Carlo Pedersoli Jr. (11-1-0, +314)

Last 3 Fights: Alex Oliveira (2-1-0)
2018-04-14: W vs. [#22WW] Carlos Condit (30-12-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 3:17 of round 2
2017-12-02: L vs. [#21WW] Yancy Medeiros (15-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:02 of round 3
2017-07-22: W vs. [#27WW] Ryan LaFlare (14-2-0) via KO (Punch) in 1:50 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Carlo Pedersoli Jr. (3-0-0)
2018-05-27: W vs. [#281WW] Bradley Scott (11-6-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-04-28: W vs. [#252WW] Nicolas Dalby (15-3-1) via SD (29-28, 29-27, 28-29)
2017-12-18: W vs. [NA] Mircea Dumitrescu (0-1-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 2:39 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Alex Oliveira – Win%: 76.86
Elo Favorite (Standard): Alex Oliveira (1958.45) [+328.61] – Win%: 81.78
Elo Favorite (Modified): Alex Oliveira (1970.10) [+376.07] – Win%: 83.84
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Alex Oliveira 161, Carlo Pedersoli Jr. 118
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#12] Sam Alvey (33-10-0, -316) vs. [*] Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (22-8-0, +247)
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is the All-Time #17 ranked Light Heavyweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Sam Alvey (2-1-0)
2018-06-01: W vs. [#27LHW] Gian Villante (16-10-0) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
2018-02-24: W vs. [#67LHW] Marcin Prachnio (13-4-0) via KO (Punch) in 4:23 of round 1
2017-10-21: L vs. [#18WW] Ramazan Emeev (18-3-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (1-2-0)
2016-11-19: L vs. [#6HW+] Ryan Bader (25-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:51 of round 3
2016-05-14: W vs. [#26LHW] Patrick Cummins (10-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:52 of round 1
2015-08-01: L vs. [#17LHW] Mauricio Rua (25-11-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Sam Alvey – Win%: 72.49
Elo Favorite (Standard): Sam Alvey (1870.26) [+113.45] – Win%: 62.68
Elo Favorite (Modified): Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (1786.63) [+8.04] – Win%: 50.88
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Sam Alvey 113, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 672
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Fight Matrix Program – UFC Fight Night 136: Hunt vs. Oleinik (09-15-2018)

10 Sep , 2018,
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Heavyweight (265)
[#11] Mark Hunt (13-12-1, -231) vs. [#19] Alexey Oleynik (58-11-1, +187)
Mark Hunt is the All-Time #23 ranked Heavyweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Mark Hunt (1-2-0)
2018-02-10: L vs. [#3HW+] Curtis Blaydes (10-1-0) via UD (29-27, 30-26, 30-26)
2017-06-10: W vs. [#5HW+] Derrick Lewis (20-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:51 of round 4
2017-03-04: L vs. [#9HW+] Alistair Overeem (43-17-0) via KO (Knee) in 1:44 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Alexey Oleynik (2-1-0)
2018-05-12: W vs. [#41HW+] Junior Albini (14-4-0) via Submission (Ezekiel Choke) in 1:45 of round 1
2017-11-04: L vs. [#3HW+] Curtis Blaydes (10-1-0) via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) in 1:56 of round 2
2017-07-08: W vs. [#21HW+] Travis Browne (18-7-1) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:44 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Mark Hunt – Win%: 66.70
Elo Favorite (Standard): Mark Hunt (1793.13) [+81.80] – Win%: 59.23
Elo Favorite (Modified): Mark Hunt (1804.31) [+23.74] – Win%: 52.60
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Mark Hunt 217, Alexey Oleynik 126
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Mark Hunt leads 2-1
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#10] Jan Blachowicz (22-7-0, -111) vs. [#12] Nikita Krylov (24-5-0, -111)

Last 3 Fights: Jan Blachowicz (3-0-0)
2018-03-17: W vs. [#14LHW] Jimi Manuwa (17-4-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
2017-12-16: W vs. [#67LHW] Jared Cannonier (10-4-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-10-21: W vs. [#63LHW] Devin Clark (9-2-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:02 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Nikita Krylov (3-0-0)
2018-05-19: W vs. [#34LHW] Fabio Maldonado (24-12-0) via KO (Punch) in 3:33 of round 2
2017-10-13: W vs. [#66LHW] Emanuel Newton (26-13-1) via KO (Knee) in 0:43 of round 1
2017-08-26: W vs. [#171LHW] Maro Perak (26-8-1) via TKO (Punches) in 0:36 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Jan Blachowicz – Win%: 50.00
Elo Favorite (Standard): Nikita Krylov (1815.71) [+4.85] – Win%: 50.55
Elo Favorite (Modified): Jan Blachowicz (1834.07) [+1.45] – Win%: 50.16
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Jan Blachowicz 182, Nikita Krylov 119
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#50] Marcin Prachnio (13-3-0, +280) vs. [#64] Magomed Ankalaev (10-1-0, -360)

Last 3 Fights: Marcin Prachnio (2-1-0)
2018-02-24: L vs. [#13LHW] Sam Alvey (33-10-0) via KO (Punch) in 4:23 of round 1
2017-08-05: W vs. [#86LHW] Gilberto Galvao (30-6-1) via KO (Punch) in 1:23 of round 1
2016-08-27: W vs. [#181LHW] Jake Butler (7-3-0) via TKO (Knees) in 2:30 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Magomed Ankalaev (2-1-0)
2018-03-17: L vs. [#41LHW] Paul Craig (10-2-0) via Submission (Triangle Choke) in 4:59 of round 3
2017-10-04: W vs. [#417LHW] Celso Ricardo da Silva (13-7-0) via KO (Punches) in 1:09 of round 1
2017-05-21: W vs. [#73LHW] Wagner Prado (14-3-0) via KO (Punches) in 3:33 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Magomed Ankalaev – Win%: 74.83
Elo Favorite (Standard): Marcin Prachnio (1636.26) [+88.74] – Win%: 60.00
Elo Favorite (Modified): Marcin Prachnio (1616.62) [+4.64] – Win%: 50.51
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Marcin Prachnio 203, Magomed Ankalaev 182
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Current & All-Time Rankings Updated (09-09-2018)

9 Sep , 2018,
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Notable Info

  • Tyron Woodley moves up to #3 in the All-Time Welterweight Rankings and cracks the Top 25 Absolute, landing at #23.

Fight Matrix Program – UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till (09-08-2018)

2 Sep , 2018,
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Welterweight Championship (170)
[#1/#5DD/#5P4P] Tyron Woodley (18-3-1, -113) vs. [#3] Darren Till (17-0-1, -111)
Tyron Woodley is the All-Time #4 ranked Welterweight and #33 ranked Absolute fighter.
Darren Till is the All-Time #36 ranked Welterweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Tyron Woodley (2-0-1)
2017-07-29: W vs. [#11WW] Demian Maia (25-9-0) via UD (50-45, 49-46, 49-46)
2017-03-04: W vs. [#5WW] Stephen Thompson (14-3-1) via MD (48-47, 47-47, 48-47)
2016-11-12: D vs. [#5WW] Stephen Thompson (14-3-1) via Draw (Majority) in 5:00 of round 5

Last 3 Fights: Darren Till (3-0-0)
2018-05-27: W vs. [#5WW] Stephen Thompson (14-3-1) via UD (48-47, 49-46, 49-46)
2017-10-21: W vs. [#15WW] Donald Cerrone (33-11-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:20 of round 1
2017-09-02: W vs. [#118WW] Bojan Velickovic (16-7-1) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Tyron Woodley – Win%: 50.20
Elo Favorite (Standard): Tyron Woodley (2341.84) [+288.48] – Win%: 78.88
Elo Favorite (Modified): Tyron Woodley (2256.54) [+221.33] – Win%: 72.49
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Tyron Woodley 406, Darren Till 104
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Women Flyweight Championship (125)
[#1/#6DD/#6P4P] Valentina Shevchenko (15-3-0, -1312) vs. [#4/#9P4P] Nicco Montano (4-2-0, +740)
Valentina Shevchenko is the All-Time #26 ranked Women’s fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Valentina Shevchenko (2-1-0)
2018-02-03: W vs. [#16FLY] Priscila Cachoeira (8-1-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:25 of round 2
2017-09-09: L vs. [#1BW/#1DD/#1P4P] Amanda Nunes (16-4-0) via SD (47-48, 48-47, 48-47)
2017-01-28: W vs. [*] Julianna Pena (8-3-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 4:29 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Nicco Montano (2-1-0)
2017-12-01: W vs. [#12FLY] Roxanne Modafferi (22-14-0) via UD (49-46, 49-46, 50-45)
2017-01-07: L vs. [#37BW] Julia Avila (5-1-0) via UD (49-47, 49-46, 48-47)
2016-10-08: W vs. [#157FLY] Jamie Milanowski (2-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:34 of round 4

Odds Favorite (Implied): Valentina Shevchenko – Win%: 88.64
Elo Favorite (Standard): Valentina Shevchenko (1653.80) [+140.52] – Win%: 65.52
Elo Favorite (Modified): Valentina Shevchenko (1688.37) [+113.47] – Win%: 62.17
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Valentina Shevchenko 217, Nicco Montano 281
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Featherweight (145)
[#27] Zabit Magomedsharipov (15-1-0) vs. [#158] Brandon Davis (9-4-0)

Last 3 Fights: Zabit Magomedsharipov (3-0-0)
2018-04-07: W vs. [#145FW] Kyle Bochniak (8-3-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
2017-11-25: W vs. [#85FW] Sheymon Moraes (10-2-0) via Submission (Anaconda Choke) in 4:30 of round 3
2017-09-02: W vs. [#212FW] Mike Santiago (21-12-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:22 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Brandon Davis (1-2-0)
2018-05-19: L vs. [#45FW] Enrique Barzola (16-3-1) via UD (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
2018-02-18: W vs. [#102FW] Steven Peterson (17-7-0) via UD (30-27, 30-26, 29-28)
2018-01-20: L vs. [#145FW] Kyle Bochniak (8-3-0) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Elo Favorite (Standard): Zabit Magomedsharipov (1861.41) [+453.83] – Win%: 88.83
Elo Favorite (Modified): Zabit Magomedsharipov (1846.45) [+441.36] – Win%: 87.35
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Zabit Magomedsharipov 154, Brandon Davis 112
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Zabit Magomedsharipov leads 1-0
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Fight Matrix Program – Invicta FC 31: Jandiroba vs. Morandin (09-01-2018)

27 Aug , 2018,
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Women Strawweight (115)
[#16] Virna Jandiroba (13-0-0) vs. [#47] Janaisa Morandin (10-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: Virna Jandiroba (3-0-0)
2018-03-24: W vs. [#27SW] Mizuki Inoue (13-4-0) via SD (49-46, 46-49, 49-46)
2017-12-08: W vs. [#52SW] Amy Montenegro (8-3-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 2:50 of round 1
2017-04-28: W vs. [#61BW] Ericka Almeida (8-3-0) via SD ()

Last 3 Fights: Janaisa Morandin (2-1-0)
2017-12-08: W vs. [#112SW] Kinberly Tanaka Novaes (9-5-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-08-31: L vs. [#5SW] Livia Renata Souza (11-1-0) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
2016-09-10: W vs. [NA] Paula Vieira da Silva (5-8-0) via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) in 5:00 of round 2

Elo Favorite (Standard): Virna Jandiroba (1605.02) [+212.42] – Win%: 72.52
Elo Favorite (Modified): Virna Jandiroba (1557.91) [+171.86] – Win%: 67.97
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Virna Jandiroba 161, Janaisa Morandin 267
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Women Flyweight (125)
[#30] Daiane Firmino (10-2-0) vs. [#42] Pearl Gonzalez (8-3-0)

Last 3 Fights: Daiane Firmino (3-0-0)
2018-07-21: W vs. [#66BW] Mariana Morais (13-9-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 1:04 of round 3
2017-12-16: W vs. [#61FLY] Jennifer Gonzalez Araneda (10-5-0) via Submisson (Armbar) in 2:40 of round 1
2017-09-23: W vs. [NA] Vanessa Santos (1-1-0) via UD ()

Last 3 Fights: Pearl Gonzalez (2-1-0)
2018-05-04: W vs. [#139FLY] Barbara Acioly (4-3-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 1:30 of round 1
2018-03-24: W vs. [#72SW] Kali Robbins (6-1-0) via UD (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)
2017-10-07: L vs. [#17SW] Poliana Botelho (7-1-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Elo Favorite (Standard): Daiane Firmino (1372.48) [+33.04] – Win%: 53.77
Elo Favorite (Modified): Daiane Firmino (1416.61) [+15.97] – Win%: 51.75
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Daiane Firmino 42, Pearl Gonzalez 120
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Women Bantamweight (135)
[*] Shanna Young (4-0-0) vs. [#64] Lisa Spangler (2-0-0)

Last 3 Fights: Shanna Young (3-0-0)
2016-04-08: W vs. [#10FW] Pam Sorenson (7-2-0) via SD ()
2015-11-21: W vs. [*] Christina Jobe (2-1-0) via TKO (Retirement) in 5:00 of round 3
2015-07-25: W vs. [#29FW] Moriel Charneski (3-4-0) via MD ()

Last 3 Fights: Lisa Spangler (2-0-0)
2018-07-21: W vs. [NA] Kelly Clayton (0-2-0) via MD ()
2018-05-04: W vs. [#77BW] Sarah Kleczka (2-1-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Elo Favorite (Standard): Shanna Young (1303.40) [+142.73] – Win%: 65.75
Elo Favorite (Modified): Shanna Young (1311.33) [+117.06] – Win%: 62.54
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Shanna Young 876, Lisa Spangler 42
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Fight Matrix Program – UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs. Vick (08-25-2018)

19 Aug , 2018,
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Lightweight (155)
[#14] Justin Gaethje (18-2-0, +130) vs. [#16] James Vick (13-1-0, -157)
Justin Gaethje is the All-Time #40 ranked Lightweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Justin Gaethje (1-2-0)
2018-04-14: L vs. [#1LW/#7DD/#10P4P] Dustin Poirier (24-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:33 of round 4
2017-12-02: L vs. [#4LW] Eddie Alvarez (29-6-0) via KO (Knee) in 3:59 of round 3
2017-07-07: W vs. [#35FW] Michael Johnson (17-13-0) via TKO (Punches and Knees) in 4:48 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: James Vick (3-0-0)
2018-02-18: W vs. [#19LW] Francisco Trinaldo (22-6-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-11-04: W vs. [#74LW] Joseph Duffy (16-3-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:59 of round 2
2017-05-13: W vs. [#138LW] Marco Polo Reyes (8-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:39 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): James Vick – Win%: 58.42
Elo Favorite (Standard): James Vick (2007.95) [+87.68] – Win%: 59.88
Elo Favorite (Modified): James Vick (1967.94) [+85.42] – Win%: 59.24
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Justin Gaethje 133, James Vick 188
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Featherweight (145)
[#27] Andre Fili (18-5-0, +121) vs. [#35] Michael Johnson (17-13-0, -147)

Last 3 Fights: Andre Fili (2-1-0)
2018-01-27: W vs. [#40FW] Dennis Bermudez (16-9-0) via SD (29-28, 29-28, 27-30)
2017-10-21: W vs. [#97FW] Artem Lobov (13-14-1) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-07-29: L vs. [#38FW] Calvin Kattar (18-3-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Michael Johnson (0-3-0)
2018-01-14: L vs. [#12FW] Darren Elkins (24-6-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:22 of round 2
2017-07-07: L vs. [#14LW] Justin Gaethje (18-2-0) via TKO (Punches and Knees) in 4:48 of round 2
2016-11-12: L vs. [#3LW] Khabib Nurmagomedov (26-0-0) via Submission (Kimura) in 2:31 of round 3

Odds Favorite (Implied): Michael Johnson – Win%: 56.80
Elo Favorite (Standard): Andre Fili (1756.34) [+1.39] – Win%: 50.16
Elo Favorite (Modified): Michael Johnson (1748.14) [+44.04] – Win%: 54.81
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Andre Fili 210, Michael Johnson 223
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Women Strawweight (115)
[#12] Angela Hill (8-4-0, -144) vs. [#21] Cortney Casey-Sanchez (7-6-0, +119)

Last 3 Fights: Angela Hill (2-1-0)
2018-02-24: W vs. [#29SW] Maryna Moroz (8-3-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-11-11: L vs. [#10SW] Nina Ansaroff (9-5-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-07-07: W vs. [#59SW] Ashley Yoder (5-4-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Cortney Casey-Sanchez (1-2-0)
2018-04-14: L vs. [#19SW] Michelle Waterson (15-6-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-12-02: L vs. [#13SW] Felice Herrig (14-7-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-05-13: W vs. [#24SW] Jessica Aguilar (20-6-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Angela Hill – Win%: 56.38
Elo Favorite (Standard): Angela Hill (1450.81) [+126.44] – Win%: 64.05
Elo Favorite (Modified): Cortney Casey-Sanchez (1452.81) [+13.17] – Win%: 51.44
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Angela Hill 182, Cortney Casey-Sanchez 133
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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