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UFC 259: Nunes vs Anderson 03/06/2021 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC 259 Nunes vs Anderson 03-06-2021 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC 259: Nunes vs Anderson 03/06/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is starting off the month blasting fireworks in the air with a very deep fight card in UFC 259. This event will be held indoors at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada this Saturday, March 6. Fans are not allowed inside the venue but can opt to view the matches through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. Two champions are clashing at the main event as Israel Adesanya targets to be a two-division titleholder through an expected loss by Jan Blachowicz. The UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship will be on the line as well with Amanda Nunes defending the belt against Megan Anderson. This is going to be an exciting battle but Amanda Nunes is a heavy favorite in UFC 259 betting odds against Megan Anderson.

UFC 259: Nunes vs Anderson 03/06/2021

When: Saturday, March 6, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 259: Nunes vs Anderson 03/06/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Amanda Nunes -1100 Megan Anderson +650

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Amanda Nunes

Amanda Nunes is known as the “Lioness” inside the MMA cage, a Brazilian fighter that hails from Salvador, Bahia. She has been training at the American Top Team and has been representing them for most of the chunk of her career. Nunes is five-foot-eight and she has been dominating women’s MMA for the past years. Her record now stands at 20-4 and those wins are divided into 13 knockouts, four decisions, and three submissions. She is the reigning UFC women’s featherweight champion and will be coming into this fight on a 10-fight winning streak. Her last victory happened in UFC 250 against Felicia Spencer via a unanimous decision.

Megan Anderson

Megan Anderson is a 31-year-old women’s featherweight fighter that came all the way from Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. She stands at six-feet and trains at Glory MMA & Fitness training center. Anderson has a professional fighting record at 11-4. Six of her victories are from knockouts while also having three submissions and two decisions under her name. This is going to be her sixth fight in the UFC. Her last opponent was Norma Dumont that created a good momentum in her career to get a title shot. The match was finished at the 3:31 mark in the first round after landing a devastating right-hand punch.

Nunes vs Anderson Betting Numbers

Nunes
Anderson
Record 20-4-0 11-0-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil Australia
Height 5’8″ 6’0″
Weight (lbs) 145 145
Reach (in) 69 72
Win by KO/TKO 65% 55%
Win by Submission 15% 27%
Decisions 20% 18%
Strikes landed per minute 4.44 1.82
Striking accuracy 51% 46%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.47 2.94
Striking defense 57% 38%
Takedown average 2.53 0.56
Takedown accuracy 53% 33%
Takedown defense 84% 53%
Submission average 0.70 0.60

Nunes vs Anderson Betting Picks

Amanda Nunes has been the most dominating female fighter in the world since Ronda Rousey. Her reign as the queen of MMA is expected to extend even further as the popular betting website today puts Megan Anderson as the huge underdog.