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UFC 268: Namajunas vs Zhang 11/06/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC 268 Namajunas vs Zhang 11-06-2021 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC 268: Namajunas vs Zhang 11/06/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will have their first fight card set for the month and it is a stacked UFC 268 event. The matches happen this coming Saturday, November 6 and it will be inside the Madison Square Garden in New York City, United States. UFC Fight Pass and Pay Per View are good options to witness the battles. Kamaru Usman will be going up against Colby Covington in a rematch for the UFC welterweight title in the main event. Co-headlining the evening will be Rose Namajunas defending the title against Weili Zhang in the women’s strawweight division in a rematch. According to UFC fight odds, this is going to be a close match with Weili Zhang carrying a small edge over the defending champion Rose Namajunas.

UFC 268: Namajunas vs Zhang 11/06/2021

When: Saturday, November 6, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 268: Namajunas vs Zhang 11/06/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Rose Namajunas -105 Weili Zhang -115

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Rose Namajunas

Rose Namajunas is known as the “Thug” whenever she steps inside the MMA cage. She hails from Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the United States and gets to represent the 303 Training Center in her professional fights. Namajunas is a two-time UFC female strawweight champion and she comes to this match with a professional record of 10-4. Half of her victories came from submissions while also owning three decisions and two knockouts. After losing her title to Jessica Andrade, Namajunas won her rematch with her through a tough split decision in UFC 251. Her most recent match was against Weili Zhang who was knocked out in the first round with a head kick. 

Weili Zhang

Weili Zhang is a 32-year-old fight veteran and she came all the way from Handan, Hebei in China to be in this match. She gets to sharpen her MMA skills at the Black Tiger Fight Club MMA stable. Zhang stands at five-foot-four and has a professional record of 21-2. “Magnum” has been naturally fighting at strawweight and has 10 knockout victories in her career. She also has seven submissions and four decisions under her name. The last time Zhang stepped inside the octagon was against Rose Namajunas in UFC 261. She lost that match via knockout and it snapped her five-fight winning streak in the UFC. That match is her first loss since November 2013.

Namajunas vs Zhang Betting Numbers

Namajunas
Zhang
Record 11-4-0 21-2-0
Last Fight Win Loss
Country USA China
Height 5’5″ 5’4″
Weight (lbs) 115 115
Reach (in) 65 63
Win by KO/TKO 20% 48%
Win by Submission 50% 33%
Decisions 30% 19%
Strikes landed per minute 4.13 6.36
Striking accuracy 40% 45%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.99 4.42
Striking defense 60% 53%
Takedown average 1.89 1.24
Takedown accuracy 53% 23%
Takedown defense 50% 100%
Submission average 0.80 0.50

Namajunas vs Zhang Betting Picks

This is going to be a great battle inside the cage and don’t expect the fight to be quick. Weili Zhang has learned from her mistakes and will be the safe pick to take according to the best online sportsbook against reigning champion Rose Namajunas.