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UFC on ESPN 34: Silva vs Wu 04/16/2022 Game Analysis, Spread and Forecast

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UFC on ESPN 34 Silva vs Wu 04-16-2022 Game Analysis Spread and Forecast

UFC on ESPN 34: Silva vs Wu 04/16/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be staging its next fight card for the month with UFC on ESPN 34. The event will be commencing this Saturday, April 16 inside the walls of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC Fight Pass and Pay Per View are excellent options to witness the bouts. Belal Muhammad will be looking for revenge as he takes on Vicente Luque at welterweight during the main event. A women’s bantamweight bout is on the main card with Wu Yanan fighting Mayra Bueno Silva. According to  UFC betting sites, Mayra Bueno Silva is the heavy favorite to take home the win over Yanan Yu. 

UFC on ESPN 34: Silva vs Wu 04/16/2022

When:Saturday, April 16, 8:30 PM ET
Where:UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 34: Silva vs Wu 04/16/2022 Odds

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Mayra Bueno Silva-470Yanan Wu+375

Main Card

Mayra Bueno Silva

Mayra Bueno Silva is known as the “Sheetara” whenever she steps inside the MMA cage and she hails from Uberlandia, Minas Gerais in Brazil. She will be representing the Chute Boxing Team Cyborg in this match. Silva stands at five-foot-seven and she has been competing mainly in the women’s flyweight division. She has experienced two losses in nine bouts and five of her wins came from submissions. After picking up a victory against Mara Romero Borella and a draw with Montana De La Rosa, Silva was not able to convert the momentum to an after losing to Manon Fiorot in UFC Fight Night 195.

Yanan Wu

Yanan Wu got her ring name from the animated movie “Mulan” and this fighter came all the way from Chaoyang, Liaoning in China to be in this match. She has been training at the Tiger Muay Thai fight stable. Wu is just entering her prime at 25 years old and she is a five-foot-eight women’s bantamweight fighter. Her professional record is now at 12-4 and half of those wins came from knockouts while five ended in submissions. It has been a tough stretch for Wu as she experienced three losses in her last four bouts. This fighter enters this match coming from back-to-back losses against Mizuki Inoue and the more recent was with Joselyne Edwards. 

Silva vs Wu Betting Numbers

Last FightLossLoss
Weight (lbs)135135
Reach (in)6666
Win by KO/TKO14%50%
Win by Submission71%42%
Strikes landed per minute3.824.51
Striking accuracy53%45%
Striking absorbed per minute5.224.82
Striking defense55%51%
Takedown average0.000.61
Takedown accuracy0%22%
Takedown defense71%66%
Submission average1.100.30

Silva vs Wu Betting Picks

Wu Yanan has a hard time adjusting to the fighting style in the UFC and that is why she is the underdog pick in the top online sportsbook. Mayra Bueno Silva should win this match and expect a submission by the second round.