UFC 269: Nunes vs Pena 12/11/2021 Odds, Picks and Previews

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UFC 269 Nunes vs Pena 12-11-2021 Odds Picks and Previews

UFC 269: Nunes vs Pena 12/11/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to hold their second fight card this month and UFC 269 is going to be the biggest among them. This event is slated to take place this Saturday, December 11 at the T-Mobile Arena in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass subscriptions are options for MMA fans to watch the matches at home. Dustin Poirier is out on a mission as the number one lightweight contender sets his sights to beat reigning champion Charles Oliveira in the main event. Co-headlining the night is Amanda Nunes defending her women’s bantamweight belt against Juliana Peña. According to UFC betting spreads, Amanda Nunes is the heavy favorite to take home the victory against challenger Juliana Peña.

UFC 269: Nunes vs Pena 12/11/2021

When: Saturday, December 11, 10:00 PM ET
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 269: Nunes vs Pena 12/11/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Amanda Nunes -950 Julianna Pena +625

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Amanda Nunes

Amanda Nunes has been known as the “Lioness” inside the MMA cage and this fighter came all the way from Salvador, Bahia in Brazil. She gets to polish her fighting skills at the American Top Team stable. Nunes is a 33-year-old fighter that was initially competing in the featherweight division.  She holds both the featherweight and bantamweight titles and has not been beaten since March 2015. Heading to this match, Nunes has a 21-4 professional record and carries an 11-fight winning streak. Her most recent opponent was Megan Anderson in UFC 259 and it ended in an easy first-round submission win.

Julianna Pena

Julianna Peña goes by an interesting ring name as  “The Venezuelan Vixen” and this fighter hails from Spokane, Washington in the United States. She has been representing the Sikjitsu fight stable in her professional bouts. Peña stands at five-foot-seven and has been comfortable competing at the bantamweight division. Heading to this fight, she is currently third-ranked in the women’s bantamweight with a professional record of 10-4. After losing to Germaine de Ramani in UFC on ESPN 16 via technical submission, Peña returned to the cage in January 2021. She took on Sara McMann and submitted her in the third round with a rear-naked choke.

Nunes vs Pena Betting Numbers

Nunes
Pena
Record 21-4-0 11-4-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil United States
Height 5’8″ 5’6″
Weight (lbs) 145 135
Reach (in) 69 69
Win by KO/TKO 62% 30%
Win by Submission 19% 40%
Decisions 19% 30%
Strikes landed per minute 4.5 2.80
Striking accuracy 51% 47%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.45 1.70
Striking defense 57% 53%
Takedown average 2.50 2.49
Takedown accuracy 53% 53%
Takedown defense 84% 23%
Submission average 0.90 0.80

Nunes vs Pena Betting Picks

There has been no woman that can stop Amanda Nunes for the past years and according to the online sportsbook, Julianna Peña won’t be that lady. This is going to be a quick fight and would end early before the third round with Nunes retaining the belt.