UFC 265: Kowalkiewicz vs Penne 08/07/2021 Spread, Fight Analysis and Forecast

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UFC 265 Kowalkiewicz vs Penne 08-07-2021 Spread Fight Analysis and Forecast

UFC 265: Kowalkiewicz vs Penne 08/07/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has another blockbuster fight card under their sleeves with UFC 265 commencing this Saturday, August 7. This will be held at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas which will host a sold-out crowd. Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription are options to watch the matches at home. The main event will feature two hard-hitting heavyweights contending for the interim belt as Cyril Gane takes on Derrick Lewis. Karolina Kowalkiewicz and Jessica Payne are in the preliminaries fighting at the women’s strawweight division. According to UFC betting lines, Karolina Kwalkiewicz is going to be winning in this bout against Jessica Penne.

UFC 265: Kowalkiewicz vs Penne 08/07/2021

When: Saturday, August 7, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 265: Kowalkiewicz vs Penne 08/07/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Karolina Kowalkiewicz -130 Jessica Penne +110

Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Karolina Kowalkiewicz is a veteran women’s strawweight fighter at 35 years old and she came all the way from Lodz, Poland. The Fitfabric Shark Top Team has been responsible for sharpening her MMA skills. Kowalkiewicz is just five-foot-three and has been natural at the women’s strawweight for her entire career. She now carries a 12-6 record and nine of those victories came from decisions while also owning two submission victories.  This fighter has been in a huge slump at the tail end of her career and lost four consecutive matches. She has lost to Jessica Andrade, Michelle Waterson, Alexa Grasso and the latest was Xiaonan Yan.

Jessica Penne

Jessica Penne is coming to this matchup as a 38-year-old fight veteran and she hails from Huntington Beach, California in the United States. The renowned Alliance MMA has been her training ground to improve her fighting skills. Penne has been competing mostly at the strawweight division and this five-foot-five fighter has a professional record of 13-5. Those wins are divided into seven submissions, four decisions and two knockouts. After losing three consecutive matches, Penne was able to bounce back and break the dry spell with a win over Lupita Godinez. That match happened in UFC on ESPN 22 and ended in a tight split decision.

Kowalkiewicz vs Penne Betting Numbers

Record 12-6-0 13-5-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Poland United States
Height 5’3″ 5’5″
Weight (lbs) 114 115
Reach (in) 64 67
Win by KO/TKO 8% 15%
Win by Submission 17% 54%
Decisions 75% 31%
Strikes landed per minute 5.27 2.40
Striking accuracy 39% 33%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.65 4.45
Striking defense 56% 48%
Takedown average 0.10 1.50
Takedown accuracy 12% 23%
Takedown defense 75% 42%
Submission average 0.10 0.60

 Betting Picks

These are two veteran female fighters taking center stage and expect a lot of technical fighting. The younger Karolina Kowakiewicz is seen in the online sportsbook to win against Jessica Penne and it should reach the judges’ scorecards.