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UFC on ESPN 13: McCann vs Santos 07/15/2020 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC on ESPN 13 McCann vs Santos 07-15-2020 Picks Predictions Previews

UFC on ESPN 13: McCann vs Santos 07/15/2020The Ultimate Fighting Championship is coming up with another blockbuster event days after UFC 251 in UFC on ESPN 13 this Wednesday, July 15. This event is the second fight card that will happen in “Fight Island” that is located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Viewing is available for fans through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main event will feature two hard-hitting featherweights with Calvin Kattar entering the cage against Dan Ige. The main card will also include a women’s flyweight match and it features Molly McCann going up against Taila Santos. This is going to be a very close fight but in an almost even odds, it is seen by UFC Vegas Odds that McCann holds a small advantage over Santos.

UFC on ESPN 13: McCann vs Santos 07/15/2020

When: Wednesday, July 15, 10:00 PM
Where: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

McCann vs Santos 07/15/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
McCan -115 Santos -155

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Molly McCann

Molly McCann is known as “Meatball” in the cage and this 30-year-old female flyweight fighter came all the way from Liverpool, Merseyside in England. She trains at the Next Generation MMA Liverpool fight team and has a 10-2 record. Six of her wins came from decisions. McCann came to the UFC in May 2018 but prior to that, she was a standout fighter in Cage Warriors Fighting Championship. She lost her debut fight against Gillian Robertson via technical submission in the second round. McCann then bounced back and prevailed in her next three fights. Her last registered match was in October 2019 in UFC on ESPN 6  and it was a unanimous decision victory over Diana Belbita.

Taila Santos

Talia Santos is a 27-year-old Brazilian fighter and her hometown is located in Balneario Camboriu, Santa Catarina. She trains at the Astra Fight Team and her professional MMA record is at 15-1 with ten wins through knockouts. Prior to coming to the UFC, she made her name in different MMA organizations such as Aspera FC, K.O. Combate and AFC. Santos earned her slot in the UFC roster after getting discovered in Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series after winning over Estefani Almeida. Santos made her debut in the organization in UFC Fight Night 144 February of last year. She went against Mara Romero Borella and the fight was close and went all full three rounds but the judges favored Borella via split decision.

McCann vs Santos Betting Numbers

 

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Record 10-2- 0 15-1-0
Last Fight Win Loss
Country England Brazil
Height 5′ 4″ 5′ 5″
Weight (lbs) 125 125
Reach (inches) 62″ 68″
Win by KO/TKO 40% 67%
Win by Submission 0% 13%
Decisions 60% 20%
Strikes landed per minute 6.49 4.23
Striking accuracy 49% 49%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.95 2.53
Striking defense 68% 63%
Takedown average 2.59 1
Takedown accuracy 33% 100%
Takedown defense 40% 75%
Submission average 0.9 1

McCann vs Santos Betting Picks

Santos is just getting her feet wet in the UFC but her knockout power is set to make a debut soon in the organization. Online Sportsbook gives McCann the smallest advantage over her just because she has been in the UFC longer. Expect that Santos won’t go down easily.