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UFC Fight Night 174: Stoliarenko vs Kunitskaya 08/08/2020 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC Fight Night 174 Stoliarenko vs Kunitskaya 08-08-2020 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC Fight Night 174: Stoliarenko vs Kunitskaya 08/08/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is holding no punches and comes up with another exciting fight card this coming August 8, Saturday with UFC Fight Night 174. This event will happen in the closed-door venue at the UFC Apex located in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada. For those who want to watch the fights, options include a Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. The main event will have heavyweights trying to knock each other out in Derrick Lewis and Aleksey Oleynik. In the main card, there is some women’s bantamweight action happening with Yana Kunitskaya taking on Julija Stoliarenko. It is seen by UFC Vegas Odds that 8th ranked Yana Kunitskaya is going to be the favorite to win over Julija Stoliarenko.

UFC Fight Night 174: Stoliarenko vs Kunitskaya 08/08/2020

When: Saturday, August 8, 9:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 174: Stoliarenko vs Kunitskaya Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Julija Stoliarenko +175 Yana Kunitskaya -225

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Julija Stoliarenko

Julija Stoliarenko is at her prime at 27-years-old and this bantamweight came from Kaunas, Lithuania. She stands at five-foot-seven and trains at the Fighter House stable. Her professional record now stands at 9-3 with eight victories earned from submissions. Stoliarenko made her first appearance in the UFC cage in UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale but lost to Leah Letson by a split decision. She then had to bounce from different MMA organizations such as King of Kings, Celtic Gladiator, KOK World Series and Invicta. She earned her way back to the UFC and her last fight happened in March 2020 in Invicta FC- Phoenix Series 3. She went up against Lisa Verzosa and this time around the judges favored her more to earn the split decision win.

Yana Kunitskaya

Yana Kunitskaya is a 30-year-old bantamweight fighter that came all the way from Murmansk, Oblast de Murmansk in Russia. She is known as “Foxy” inside the cage and stands at five-foot-seven. Her skills are being polished by the Team Marreta fight stable. Kunitskaya owns a professional MMA record of 12-5 with seven wins earned through knockouts. She has made her mark in the field of MMA before coming to the UFC and in her debut, Kunitskaya was pitted against Chris Cyborg to headline UFC 222. She lost to Cyborg during her first UFC match but she destroyed her next two opponents. Her last match happened in December 2019 where she went up against Aspen Ladd in UFC on ESPN 7 and got beaten in the third round via TKO.

Stoliarenko vs Kunitskaya Betting Numbers

Stoliarenko
Kunitskaya
Record 12-5-0 (1 NC) 9-4- 1
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country Lithuania Russia
Height 5′ 6″ 5’7″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (inches) 68 66
Win by KO/TKO 0% 58%
Win by Submission 89% 8%
Decisions 11% 33%
Strikes landed per minute 5.05 3.8
Striking accuracy 52% 36%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.12 4.87
Striking defense 49% 59%
Takedown average 2.39 0
Takedown accuracy 53% 0%
Takedown defense 20% 100%
Submission average 0.3 1

Stoliarenko vs Kunitskaya Betting Picks

Yana Kunitskaya is known as a destroyer of opponents inside the cage but she lost touch recently. She will be going up against a fighter who is about to make her mark in the UFC and that is why she is picked by Sports Betting as the favorite to win. Expect this match to awaken the beast inside Kunistkaya again.