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UFC Fight Night 185: Vieira vs Kunitskaya 02/20/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC Fight Night 185 Vieira vs Kunitskaya 02-20-2021 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC Fight Night 185: Vieira vs Kunitskaya 02/20/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship seems to be not done putting on a great show this February as they hold UFC Fight Night 185 this coming Saturday, February 20. It will happen inside the closed-doors of the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada. No fans can enter the venue but they can watch through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. The biggest draw for this event will be two top heavyweight contenders Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis going at it. A women’s bantamweight bout is co-headlining the fight card as Yana Kunitskaya takes on Ketlen Vieira. This is going to be an important match for both fighters who want to crack the top 5. UFC Betting Odds see Ketlen Vieira taking the victory over Yana Kunitskaya.

UFC Fight Night 185: Vieira vs Kunitskaya 02/20/2021

When: Saturday, February 20, 8:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 185: Vieira vs Kunitskaya 02/20/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Ketlen Vieira -280 Yana Kunitskaya +210

Main Card

Ketlen Vieira

Ketlen Vieira is a 29-year-old female bantamweight fighter that came all the way from Manaus, Amazonas in Brazil. She stands at five-foot-nine and has been training at the Nova Uniao fight team. Vieira is known inside the MMA cage as Fenomeno and she will be carrying an impressive 11-1 professional fighting record to this match against Yana Kunitskaya. This fighter has six fights in the UFC and has lost only once. After tasting her first professional loss against Irene Aldana in December 2019, she got back inside the cage in September 2020 during UFC 253. Vieira outlasted Sajira Eubanks and earned the unanimous decision victory.

Yana Kunitskaya

Yana Kunitskaya is known as the “Foxy” bantamweight fighter that hails from Murmansk, Oblast de Murmansk located in Russia. Her MMA training has been supplied and polished by Team Marreta. Kunitskaya is a 31-year-old fighter and she is a lengthy athlete at five-foot-eight. Her professional record is now at 13-5 with seven of those wins came from knockouts and five were from decisions. Kunitskaya has five UFC bouts and she earned three victories in the organization. Her last match happened in August 2020 where she earned a unanimous decision victory against Julija Soliarrenko in UFC Fight Night 174.

Vieira vs Kunitskaya Betting Numbers

Vieira
Kunitskaya
Record 11-1-0 13-5-0 (1 NC)
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil Russia
Height 5’8″ 5’6″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (in) 68 68
Win by KO/TKO 18% 54%
Win by Submission 36% 8%
Decisions 45% 38%
Strikes landed per minute 3.10 4.49
Striking accuracy 36% 54%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.98 3.17
Striking defense 56% 51%
Takedown average 2.02 2.04
Takedown accuracy 52% 53%
Takedown defense 92% 33%
Submission average 0.60 0.20

Vieira vs Kunitskaya Betting Picks

This is going to be an interesting match as both fighters have the potential to become one of the best in their division. Sportsbook sees that Ketlen Vieira will be taking the win over Yana Kunitskaya and expects it to reach the judges’ scorecards.