UFC on ESPN 40: McKenna vs Granger 08/06/2022 Forecast, Tips and Spread

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UFC on ESPN 40 McKenna vs Granger 08-06-2022 Forecast Tips and Spread

UFC on ESPN 40: McKenna vs Granger 08/06/2022 – The UFC of ESPN 40 will be featuring an exciting Women Strawweight matchup between Cory McKenna and Miranda Granger. The co-main event will take place between Vincente Luque and Geoff Neal as they enter the octagon under the Welterweight division. UFC fans can get to watch the event on Pay Per View or with the UFC Fight Pass. Bettors are continuing to place their best bets on their favorite fighters as they square off at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC predictions prelims expect a much stronger fighter, Miranda Granger to take home the victory in this pairing.

UFC on ESPN 40: McKenna vs Granger 08/06/2022

When: Saturday, August 6, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: ESPN+
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 40: McKenna vs Granger 08/06/2022 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Cory McKenna -190 Miranda Granger +165

Cory McKenna

Welsh Cory McKenna has been in and out of rings since 2018. The 23-year-old has won six fights and has lost two. With a smaller frame, McKenna is fighting with an orthodox stance and wins mainly by decision. McKenna’s last fight was against Elise Reed back in 2020. The fight turned out to be a loss for McKenna who is featuring a reach of only 58” in fights. The fighter is landing about 1.33 takedowns every minute. McKenna has a strike accuracy of 41% and is landing about 3.64 significant strikes every minute. On defense, the fighter is absorbing about 3.71 strikes per minute and is defending with 45%.

Miranda Granger

30-year-old Miranda Granger has been fighting since 2017 and have won seven fights and lost two matchups. Out of those wins, five were through submission and are on a losing streak. This fighter is known to have never lost by submission. Granger fought Ashley Yoder in the last pairing in late 2019. The fight turned out to be a loss for Granger through a rear-choke. This fighter is not great at landing takedowns but is defending them with 40%. The American has a strike accuracy of 48% in her fights and is landing 2.91 strikes every minute inside the ring. Defense-wise, Granger is defending with 59% and absorbing 2.64 strikes per minute.

McKenna vs Granger Betting Numbers

McKenna
Granger
Record 6-2-0 7-2-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country England USA
Height 5’3″ 5’7″
Weight (lbs) 115 115
Reach (in) 58 68
Win by KO/TKO 33% 14%
Win by Submission 17% 71%
Decisions 50% 14%
Strikes landed per minute 3.64 2.91
Striking accuracy 41% 48%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.71 2.64
Striking defense 45% 59%
Takedown average 1.33 0.00
Takedown accuracy 44% 0%
Takedown defense 71% 40%
Submission average 0.0 0.0

McKenna vs Granger Betting Picks

Cory McKenna has a much smaller frame but is certainly packed to the brim with the right skills. But Granger is simply too strong and too fast for McKenna to take him down. The more experienced Miranda Granger will be winning this fight as per the most accurate UFC predictions.