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UFC on ESPN 36: Chookagian vs Ribas 05/14/2022 Spread, Forecast and Tips

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UFC on ESPN 36 Chookagian vs Ribas 05-14-2022 Spread Forecast and Tips

UFC on ESPN 36: Chookagian vs Ribas 05/14/2022 – The UFC on ESPN 36 is all set to get under from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Some of the top contenders will participate in this exciting tournament and each contender will take on their rival from their specific division. The main event will feature an entertaining bout between Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic. Yet another exciting battle will take place between Katlyn Chookagian and Amanda Ribas. Both incredible fighters will clash in the flyweight division. Ribas will be stepping up on this one hoping to take on the dangerous Chookagian. Both fighters will enter the octagon hoping for a victory. While some bettors are placing their best bets on Chookagian, the top online betting sites are predicting a win for Amanda Ribas against Chookagian.

UFC on ESPN 36: Chookagian vs Ribas 05/14/2022

When:Saturday, May 14, 10:00 PM ET
Where:UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 36: Chookagian vs Ribas 05/14/2022 Odds

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FighterOddsFighterOdds
Katlyn Chookagian-175Amanda Ribas+155

Main Card

Katlyn Chookagian

Katlyn Chookagian seems to lack the skill against Ribas. Chookagian has certainly made a big move to battle against Ribas, but with just one knockdown this is going to be a tough fight. Chookagian recorded a knockdown back in 2016 and she has not been up to the mark. Yet, she has some amazing skills that might surprise Ribas. Chookagian defeated Jennifer Maia back in 2022 via a unanimous decision. The talented fighter is holding a significant strike rate of 4.59 and landing 35 percent accuracy per minute. When it comes to absorbing, Cookagina is taking in 4.30 strikes per minute. Chookagian has a 62 percent defense rate and is averaging .031 per 15 minutes when it comes to takedowns. Overall, Chookgian is a talented fighter, but getting past Ribas is rather doubtful given the numbers on her side.

Amanda Ribas

Amanda Ribas is six inches shorter than Chookagian, but she is expected to use that as her advantage in this fight. Ribas is only giving up two inches in reach and she is also a stronger fighter when compared to Chookagian. Ribas will also have the upper hand in takedowns and is all set to win this fight. This fight can go to the ground as both fighters have good skills for grappling. In her last bout, Ribas defeated Virna Jandiroba via unanimous decision back in October 2021. Ribas is averaging 4.30 significant strikes per minute. Ribas also has a strong defensive rate of 62 percent and is taking in 2.17 significant strikes per minute with a 70 percent defense rate. When it comes to takedown defense, Ribas has a solid 86 percent rate.

Chookagian vs Ribas Betting Numbers

Chookagian
Ribas
Record17-4-011-2-0
Last FightWinWin
CountryUSABrazil
Height5’9″5’3″
Weight (lbs)125125
Reach (in)6866
Win by KO/TKO12%27%
Win by Submission6%36%
Decisions82%36%
Strikes landed per minute4.594.65
Striking accuracy35%42%
Striking absorbed per minute4.302.17
Striking defense62%70%
Takedown average0.311.99
Takedown accuracy16%47%
Takedown defense55%86%
Submission average0.41.5

Chookagian vs Ribas Betting Picks

The online UFC betting lines are in favor of Ribas to win this fight against Chookagian. Ribas has a better fighting style and she is quick on the ground. Ribas also has strength when it comes to throwing punches.