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UFC Fight Night 172: Lipski vs Carolina 07/18/2020 Fight Analysis, Picks and Previews

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UFC Fight Night 172 Lipski vs Carolina 07-18-2020 Fight Analysis Picks and Previews

UFC Fight Night 172: Lipski vs Carolina 07/18/2020 –The Ultimate Fighting Championship is on a roll in “Fight Island” and they will be holding their third fight card in one week with UFC Fight Night 172. This event will be held on Saturday, July 18 at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Fans are not allowed to enter the island but viewing options are available through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The vacant flyweight title will be put on the line in the main event and it will be a toss-up with Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez. In the main card as well, a women’s flyweight match will happen with Ariane Lipski facing Luana Carolina. Two unranked fighters wanting to get in the top 10 and it is seen by UFC Odds that Luana Carolina will be the one to come out on top of Ariane Lipski.

UFC Fight Night 172: Lipski vs Carolina 07/18/2020

When: Saturday, July 18, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 172: Lipski vs Carolina 07/18/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Ariane Lipski -125 Luana Carolina -105

Main Card

Ariane Lipski

Ariane Lipski is a 26-year-old fighter and she came from Curtiba, Parana in Brazil. The “Queen Of Violence” stands at five-foot-six and trains at the Rasthai stable. Her professional MMA record is at 12-5 with half of her wins are from knockouts. Lipski is a standout fighter that came from Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki fight organization and she won her last five fights there before entering the UFC. In her UFC debut, she was put in the same cage against Joanne Calderwond but lost via unanimous decision back in January 2019. Her next fight was not favoring her as well and she lost to Molly McCann via unanimous decision in UFC Fight Night 154. Lipski finally scored a UFC win after winning over Isabela de Padua via unanimous decision in UFC Fight Night 164 just this November 2019.

Luana Carolina

Luana Carolina is known as “Dread” inside the cage and this five-foot-seven fighter hails from San Paulo, Brazil. She polishes her skills at the Capital Da Luta fight team and owns a 6-1 professional record with half of her wins coming from decisions. Carolina earned her UFC ticket by competing in Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series in August 2018. She was able to beat Mabelly Lima in an intense matchup and prevailed in the eyes of all the judges. It took more than six months before she was put on a UFC fight card and she did not disappoint. Carolina was put inside the cage with Priscilla Cachoeira and she fought through three rounds to get the nod of all the judges after the match.

Lipski vs Carolina Betting Numbers

Record 12-5-0 6-1 0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil Brazil
Height 5′ 6″ 5′ 6″
Weight (lbs) 125 125
Reach (inches) 67 69
Win by KO/TKO 50% 33%
Win by Submission 17% 17%
Decisions 33% 50%
Strikes landed per minute 3.38 6.53
Striking accuracy 31% 50%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.62 3.83
Striking defense 51% 48%
Takedown average 0.33 0
Takedown accuracy 100% 0%
Takedown defense 37% 100%
Submission average 0.3 0.2

Lipski vs Carolina Betting Picks

Lipski is seen as the underdog in this match by Top Online Sportsbook against Carolina. This fight should go to a mile and expect both fighters to go full three rounds with Carolina coming out on top.