UFC 277: Pena vs Nunes 07/30/2022 Fight Analysis, Odds and Picks

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UFC 277 Pena vs Nunes 07-30-2022 Fight Analysis Odds and Picks

UFC 277: Pena vs Nunes 07/30/2022 – This week’s UFC main event will feature an anticipated Women’s Bantamweight battle between Julianna Pena and Amanda Nunes. The UFC Fight Night 277 will take place this time at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. Top fighters are all set to enter the octagon to create history. The betting lines are open and bettors are placing their bets on their favorite fighters. The Women’s Bantamweight Division has always been exciting as incredible fighters enter the ring to showcase their fighting skills. Based on the UFC betting odds, Amanda Nunes is predicted to win this fight as Julianna Pena is seen as the underdog.

UFC 277: Pena vs Nunes 07/30/2022

When: Saturday, July 30, 10:00 PM ET
Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 277: Pena vs Nunes 07/30/2022 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Julianna Pena +220 Amanda Nunes -260

Main Card

Julianna Pena

Julianna Pena will enter the octagon with a record of 12-4-0. The talented fighter has established a name for herself under the UFC banner, and she has only four defeats. Out of her last nine fights, Pena managed to win seven and he is coming off a victory against Amanda Nunes after her bout last December. Pena is averaging 3.36 significant strikes per minute and she has an accuracy of 49 percent. Her average takedowns are at 2.43 with an accuracy percentage of 55 percent. Under the UFC banner, Pena managed to seven. The talented fighter will use her BJJ skills and her strong attack to get past Amanda. However, the odds are against her this time.

Amanda Nunes

Amanda Nunes is one of the big names under the UFC banner and she will not give up with ease. Nunes is coming back for revenge against Pena and she is expected to make it to the end. Known as “The Lioness” in the ring, Nunes has an incredible record of 21-5-0. Out of her last 13 bouts, Nunes has won 12 and she is averaging a solid 4.55 significant strikes per minute. Her accuracy percentage is at 51 and she is closing in at 2.46 when it comes to takedowns. Nunes lost the Bantamweight Championships but she is coming back for it. Nunes is a black belt in BJJ and she is powerful with her takedowns. Her brown belt in Judo is sure to help her in this bout.

Pena vs Nunes Betting Numbers

Record 12-4-0 21-5-0
Last Fight Win Loss
Country USA Brazil
Height 5’6″ 5’8″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (in) 69 69
Win by KO/TKO 27% 62%
Win by Submission 45% 19%
Decisions 27% 19%
Strikes landed per minute 3.36 4.55
Striking accuracy 49% 51%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.02 2.81
Striking defense 53% 55%
Takedown average 2.43 2.46
Takedown accuracy 55% 54%
Takedown defense 22% 82%
Submission average 0.9 0.8

Pena vs Nunes Betting Picks

Julianna Pena will try to defend the title, but the UFC betting lines are in favor of Amanda Nunes to win this fight. Nunes is powerful and she is not going to give up with ease. Take Nunes to last to the end and takedown Pena.