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UFC 257: Ribas vs Rodriguez 01/23/2021 Spread, Fight Analysis and Forecast

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UFC 257 Ribas vs Rodriguez 01-23-2021 Spread Fight Analysis and Forecast

UFC 257: Ribas vs Rodriguez 01/23/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be holding their third and biggest fight card for this month in UFC 257. The fight card will happen this Saturday, January 23 and it will be at the Etihad Arena in Yas, Island, Abu Dhabi. UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View subscription is the best way to view the matches. Conor McGregor headlines the event as he returns to the cage after a year and will take on Dustin Poirier in a featherweight bout. The undercard will also feature an exciting women’s strawweight battle between Marina Rodriguez and Amanda Ribas. This interesting matchup has Amanda Ribas as the fighter with the edge over Marina Rodriguez according to UFC Online

UFC 257: Ribas vs Rodriguez 01/23/2021

When: Saturday, January 23, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 257: Ribas vs Rodriguez 01/23/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Amanda Ribas -320 Marina Rodriguez +240

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Amanda Ribas

Amanda Ribas is just at her prime at 27 years old and this flyweight came all the way from Varginha, Minas Gerais located in Brazil. She has been sharpening her MMA skills at Marcelo Ribas Team. Ribas is five-foot-four and has a professional MMA record of 10-1. Her victories are almost evenly distributed equally in four submissions, three knockouts and three decisions. This fight against Marina Rodriguez will be her fifth in the UFC. Ribas has been undefeated ever since coming into the organization and carries a five-fight winning streak. Her most recent match was against Paige VanZant in UFC 251 which she won via armbar submission in the first round.

Marina Rodriguez

Marina Rodriguez is a Brazilian woman fighter and her hometown is located at Bage, Rio Grande do Sul. She is five-foot-seven and gets representing Thai Brasil fight team in most of her matches. Rodriguez is 33 years old and her professional fighting record stands at 12-1. Half of those wins came from decisions while also having five knockouts and submission under her colorful career. Her most recent match happened in July 202 where she took on Carla Esparza in UFC on ESPN 14. It was a very tight contested matchup and went to a full three rounds. Eventually, Rodriguez won by a controversial split decision.

Ribas vs Rodriguez Betting Numbers

Ribas
Rodriguez
Record 12-1-2 10-1-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Brazil Brazil
Height 5’6″ 5’3″
Weight (lbs) 115 125
Reach (in) 65 66
Win by KO/TKO 42% 30%
Win by Submission 8% 40%
Decisions 50% 30%
Strikes landed per minute 5.04 4.71
Striking accuracy 50% 45%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.31 1.67
Striking defense 52% 73%
Takedown average 0.38 2.28
Takedown accuracy 33% 54%
Takedown defense 61% 85%
Submission average 0.20 1.90

Ribas vs Rodriguez Betting Picks

Amanda Ribas is a fast-rising star in the UFC and getting a win against Marina Rodriguez will improve her standing and maybe crack the top 6. Best Sportsbook sees Ribas going all out and getting an early finish against Rodriguez.