Noche UFC post-event facts: Alexa Grasso, Valentina Shevchenko fight to rare title draw

The inaugural Noche UFC event proved to be a massive success for the company, with the Mexican Independence Day celebration going down Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Although she didn’t get the victory, Mexico’s Alexa Grasso (16-3-1 MMA, 8-3-1 UFC) still left as women’s flyweight champion after she battled Valentina Shevchenko (23-4-1 MMA, 12-3-1 UFC) to a split draw in their main event rematch.

It was a rare result for a title bout, and for more on the numbers, check below for MMA Junkie’s post-event facts from Noche UFC.

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The UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payout for the event totaled $185,500.

Debuting fighters went 2-1 at the event.

Raul Rosas Jr., Daniel Zellhuber, Loopy Godinez, Roman Kopylov and Charlie Campbell earned $50,000 Noche UFC fight-night bonuses.

Noche UFC had an announced attendance of 18,766 for a live gate of $2,265,537.16.

Betting favorites went 8-1 on the card. One fight ended in a draw and one fight ended in a no contest.

Betting are 19-13-1 in UFC headliners this year.

Total fight time for the 11-bout card was 2:00:07.

Alexa Grasso vs. Valentina Shevchenko

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Grasso vs. Shevchenko marked the sixth championship fight in modern UFC history to end in a draw.

Grasso is 5-0-1 since she moved up to the UFC women’s flyweight division in August 2020.

Shevchenko is 9-1-1 since she dropped to the UFC flyweight division in February 2018.

Shevchenko has completed at least one takedown in 15 of her 16 UFC appearances.

Shevchenko’s 39 takedowns landed in UFC women’s flyweight competition are most in divisional history.

Jack Della Maddalena def. Kevin Holland

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Jack Della Maddalena (17-2 MMA, 6-0 UFC) extended his winning streak to 16 fights after starting his career 0-2.

Della Maddalena’s six-fight UFC winning streak at welterweight is tied with Ian Machado Garry for the longest active streak in the division.

Kevin Holland (25-10 MMA, 11-7 UFC) fell to 4-2 since he dropped to the UFC welterweight division in March 2022.

Holland has suffered six of his 10 career losses by decision

Holland has suffered four of his seven UFC losses by decision.

Raul Rosas Jr. def. Terrence Mitchell

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Rosas Jr. (8-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has earned seven of his eight career victories by stoppage. That includes both of his UFC wins.

Terrence Mitchell (14-4 MMA, 0-2 UFC) has suffered three of his four career losses by stoppage.

Mitchell has suffered all three of his carer stoppage losses by knockout.

Daniel Zellhuber def. Christos Giagos

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Zellhuber (14-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) has earned 10 of his 14 career victories by stoppage.

Christos Giagos (20-11 MMA, 6-7 UFC) fell to 5-5 since he returned to the UFC for a second stint in September 2018.

Kyle Nelson def. Fernando Padilla

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Fernando Padilla (15-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has suffered all five of his career losses by decision.

Loopy Godinez def. Elise Reed

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Godinez’s (11-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) five-fight UFC winning streak at strawweight is the second-longest active streak in the division behind Tatiana Suarez (six).

Godinez has earned both of her UFC stoppage victories by submission.

Elise Reed (7-4 MMA, 3-4 UFC) has suffered all four of her career losses by stoppage.

Roman Kopylov def. Josh Fremd

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Kopylov (12-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) has earned all 11 of his career stoppage victories by knockout.

Kopylov’s four-fight knockout streak in UFC competition is second-longest among active fighters in the company behind Sergei Pavlovich (six).

Kopylov’s four-fight UFC winning streak at middleweight is tied for the third-longest active streak in the division behind Dricus Du Plessis (six) and Andre Petroski (five).

Josh Fremd (11-5 MMA, 2-3 UFC) has suffered three of his five career losses by stoppage.

Edgar Chairez def. Daniel Lacerda

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Daniel Lacerda’s (11-5 MMA, 0-4 UFC) five-fight winless skid is the longest of his career. He hasn’t earned a victory since July 2021.

Tracy Cortez def. Jasmine Jasudavicius

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Tracy Cortez (11-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC) improved to 3-0 since she dropped to the UFC flyweight division in April 2021.

Cortez has earned eight of her 10 career victories by decision. That includes all five of her UFC victories.

Jasmine Jasudavicius (9-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has suffered all three of her career losses by decision.

Charlie Campbell def. Alex Reyes

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Campbell (8-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has earned all five of his career stoppage victories by knockout.

Alex Reyes (12-4 MMA, 0-2 UFC) was unsuccessful in his return to MMA competition after a six-year layoff.

Josefine Knutsson def. Marnic Mann

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Josefine Knutsson (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has earned six of her seven career victories by decision.

Marnic Mann (6-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) suffered the first decision loss of her career.

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for Noche UFC.

UFC research analyst and live statistics producer Michael Carroll contributed to this story. Follow him on Twitter @MJCflipdascript.

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