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UFC 255: Shevchenko vs Maia 11/21/2020 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC 255 Shevchenko vs Maia 11-21-2020 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC 255: Shevchenko vs Maia 11/21/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with their most stacked fight card for this month with UFC 255 commencing this Saturday, November 21 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans are not yet allowed to be inside the venue but they can still watch by availing of UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View subscription. Two championship belts will be on the line. The first one is Deiveson Figueiredo defending the UFC flyweight championship against Alex Perez. Co-headlining them is women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko taking on Jennifer Maia. It is seen by UFC Betting Odds that Valentina Shevchenko is the huge favorite to win over Jennifer Maia.

UFC 255: Shevchenko vs Maia 11/21/2020

When: Saturday, November 21, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 255: Shevchenko vs Maia 11/21/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Valentina Shevchenko -1600 Jennifer Maia +800

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Valentina Shevchenko

Valentina Shevchenko is a 32-year-old professional MMA fighter and this lady came all the way from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. She carries the ring name of “Bullet” and she will be representing Tiger Muay Thai in this upcoming title defense. Shevchenko is five-foot-five and she will be entering the cage carrying a 19-3 professional MMA record. Those wins are almost divided equally with seven submissions, six decisions and six knockouts. This will be her fourth title defense and she took down Jessica Eye, Liz Carmouche and the latest was Katlyn Chookagian. Shevchenko got her belt from long-time champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk back in December 2018. 

Jennifer Maia

Jennifer Maia is a Brazilian-born fighter and her home town is located at Curitiba, Parana. She is already 32 years old and this five-foot-four lade gets her skills sharpened at the Chute Boxe MMA fight team. Maia now has an 18-6 professional MMA record and the victories are split to nine decisions, five submissions and four knockouts. She will be entering this bout as the fourth-best female flyweight fighter in the organization. Her last match happened just this August 2020 in UFC Fight Night 173 where she was matched up against Joanne Calderwood. She impressed by putting an armbar submission in the first round to take the victory.

Shevchenko vs Maia Betting Numbers

Record 19-3-0 18-6-1
Last Fight Win Win
Country Peru Brazil
Height 5’5″ 5’4″
Weight 125 lbs 125 lbs
Reach 66″ 64″
Win by KO/TKO 32% 22%
Win by Submission 37% 28%
Decisions 32% 50%
Strikes landed per minute 3.06 4.08
Striking accuracy 50% 39%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.12 3.92
Striking defense 63% 53%
Takedown average 2.09 0.23
Takedown accuracy 54% 50%
Takedown defense 77% 70%
Submission average 0.40 0.20

Shevchenko vs Maia Betting Picks

The gap is just too wide for Valentina Shevchenko and Jennifer Maia as seen in Sportsbook. Shevchenko has the widest spread in the entire fight card over Maia and an upset would be unlikely to happen.