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UFC on ESPN 16: De Randamie vs Pena 10/03/2020 Predictions, Previews and Spread

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UFC on ESPN 16 De Randamie vs Pena 10-03-2020 Predictions Previews and Spread

UFC on ESPN 16: De Randamie vs Pena 10/03/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is starting the month right with a very intense fight card at UFC on ESPN 16 which will commence this Saturday, October 3 at the “Fight Island”. Also known as the Flash Forum, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE, fans are not allowed to enter the venue but they can watch through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The biggest draw for this fight card is former UFC Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm going up against Irene Aldana. Another women’s bantamweight match is in the main card with Germaine de Randamie taking on Julianna Pena. In this battle. 3rd-ranked Germaine de Randamie will be the best bet to win by UFC Live Betting over 4th-ranked Julianna Pena.

UFC on ESPN 16: De Randamie vs Pena 10/03/2020

When: Saturday, October 3, 10:30 PM ET
Where: Flash Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 16: De Randamie vs Pena 10/03/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Germaine de Randamie -150 Julianna Pena +120

Main Card

Germaine de Randamie

Germaine de Randamie is known as “The Iron Lady” inside the MMA cage and this 36-year-old fighter came all the way from Utrecht, Netherlands. She stands at five-foot-nine and trains at the American Kickboxing Academy. De Randamie has a professional MMA record of 9-4 and 56% of her wins are from decisions and the rest were knockouts. She will always always be remembered as the inaugural UFC Women’s Featherweight champion. She came to the UFC in July 2013 and since then, she only lost twice in the eight fights given to her. Her last match was a title shot where she lost to Amanda Nunes again for the second time but this time, she pushed her to the limit and went to the judges’ scorecards.

Julianna Pena

Julianna Pena is a 31-year-old American fighter and she flew all the way from Spokane, Washington. She carries the ring name of “The Venezuelan Vixen” and polishes her MMA skills at the Sikjitsu fight team. Pena now has a professional fighting record of 9-3 with her victories split in three ways from knockouts, submissions and decisions. She has been in the UFC since November 2013 and only lost once in the six fights given to her by the organization. Her last match happened in July 2019 in UFC Fight Night 155 where she went up against Nicco Montano. The fight was intense as Pena took Montano to a full three rounds and won via unanimous decision.

De Randamie vs Pena Betting Numbers

De Randamie
Record 9-4-0 10-3-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Netherlands USA
Height 5’9″ 5’6″
Weight (lbs) 135 lbs 135 lbs
Reach (inches) 71″ 69″
Win by KO/TKO 44% 33%
Win by Submission 0% 33%
Decisions 56% 33%
Strikes landed per minute 2.72 2.96
Striking accuracy 47% 51%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.15 1.51
Striking defense 64% 47%
Takedown average 0.00 2.60
Takedown accuracy 0% 52%
Takedown defense 71% 28%
Submission average 0.20 0.90

De Randamie vs Pena Betting Picks

This should be close but don’t expect Julianna Pena to just give in to Germaine de Randamie despite her opponent’s experience in the cage. The safer bet will be De Randamie as seen by Online Sportsbook but putting your faith in Pena is a very reasonable risk as well. This should go to a full three rounds.