UFC Fight Night 170: Ribas vs Markos 03/14/2020 Fight Analysis, UFC Predictions and Betting Picks

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UFC Fight Night 170 Ribas vs Markos 03-14-2020 Fight Analysis UFC Prediction and Betting Picks

UFC Fight Night 170: Ribas vs Markos 03/14/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship remained the strongest sports organization standing as they decided to put all of their fights in the next few months on closed doors amidst the Coronavirus scare. UFC Fight Night 170 is the start of their closed-door bouts and it will be held at the Brasilia, Distrito Federal in Brazil this Saturday, March 14. Pay Per View is the viewing option for television while UFC Fight Pass subscribers can enjoy the online live stream. The main event will feature hometown hero Charles Oliveira going up against Kevin Lee. In the same fight card is a women’s strawweight battle with Amanda Ribas going up against Randa Markos. The local fighter, Amanda Ribas is seen by UFC Online as the heavy favorite to win over Randa Markos.

UFC Fight Night 170: Ribas vs Markos 03/14/2020

When: Saturday, March 14, 9:00 AM ET
Where: Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 170: Ribas vs Markos 03/14/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Amanda Ribas -325 Randa Markos +250

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Amanda Ribas

Amanda Ribas is a 26-year-old Brazillian female strawweight fighter that hails from Varginha in Minas Gerais, Brazil. She is fighting out of Marcelo Ribas Team and currently owns an 8-1 professional MMA record. Ribas came into the UFC just last year in UFC on ESPN 3 in June 2019. She made a good impression in her UFC debut as she submitted Emily Whitmire via rear-naked choke in the second round. Four months after, she went back to the Octagon in UFC Fight Night 161 and won via unanimous decision over Mackenzie Dern. Over her six years in professional MMA, she has shown that she can win bouts using her fists and also through the mat.

Randa Markos

Randa Markos is a 34-year-old UFC veteran and she came from Windsor in Ontario, Canada. She stands at 5-foot-5 and fights out of Michigan Top Team. Her professional MMA record currently stands at 10-7 with most of her wins are coming from judges’ decisions. Markos came to the UFC way back in December 2014 and she has been 6-6 in the organization. Her last fight was against Ashley Yoder in UFC Fight Night 162 where she won via split decision. In her career, she had experience battling with the likes of Alexa Grasso, Juliana Lima, Claudia Gadelha and UFC’s first women’s strawweight champion, Carla Esparza.

Ribas vs Markos Betting Numbers

Record 8-1- 0 10-8- 1
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil Canada
Height 5′ 3″ 5′ 4″
Weight (lbs) 115 115
Reach (inches) 66 63
Win by KO/TKO 82% 0%
Win by Submission 12% 40%
Decisions 6% 60%
Strikes landed per minute 4.29 3.01
Striking accuracy 38% 41%
Striking absorbed per minute 1.22 3.11
Striking defense 84% 61%
Takedown average 2.71 1.38
Takedown accuracy 57% 27%
Takedown defense 100% 57%
Submission average 1.4 0.3

Ribas vs Markos Betting Picks

This match favors Ribas to win over Markos according to Top Online Sportsbook. Expect Ribas dictating the tempo as she tries to avoid Markos ground attacks in the beginning and test is she can take her down on the stand-up. Markos and Ribas will probably finish this match on the mat with Ribas coming out with the victory.