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UFC on ESPN 16: Holm vs Aldana 10/03/2020 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC on ESPN 16 Holm vs Aldana 10-03-2020 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC on ESPN 16: Holm vs Aldana 10/03/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to hold their second fight card in “Fight Island” and their first this month with UFC on ESPN 16 on Saturday, October 3. This event will be held at the Flas Forum in Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Fans can also catch the live stream of the matches through UFC Fight Pass subscription and Pay Per View. The main event will feature former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm taking on Irene Aldana. Holm is now ranked as the second-best bantamweight and hopes to earn a title fight against reigning champion Amanda Nunes. It is seen by UFC Odds that Holly Holm is the best bet to win this match against the sixth-ranked Irene Aldana.

UFC on ESPN 16: Holm vs Aldana 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: Holm vs Aldana 10/03/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Holly Holm -120 Irene Aldana +100

Main Card

Holly Holm

Holly Holm is a 38-year-old MMA veteran and she hails from Albuquerque, New Mexico in the USA. She stands at five-foot-eight and this fighter is natural at featherweight but will go down to bantamweight for this bout. Holm carries the ring name of  “The Preacher’s Daughter” and trains at the Jackson-Wink MMA fight stable. She now has a 13-5 professional MMA record and well known for giving Ronda Rousey her first taste of defeat in the UFC. Her last fight was held on UFC 246 and that was in January 2020 where she was put inside the same cage as Raquel Pennington. She eventually pushed the match to a full three rounds and earned all the judges’ nods to win the fight.

Irene Aldana

Irene Aldana is a 32-year-old female MMA fighter and she came all the way from Guadalajara, Jalisco in Mexico. She is a natural at bantamweight and this five-foot-nine lady polishes her skills at the Lobo Gym MMA fight team. She now has a professional record of 12-5 with 50% of her winning matches end up with knockout while 25% are coming from submissions. Aldana has been fighting in the UFC since December 2016 and in her eight matches in the organization, she won five of them. She has won five of her last five fights in the UFC and her last two matches were wins over Vanessa Melo and Ketlen Vieira. That last match against Vieira happened in UFC 245 where she knocked her out in the last seconds of the first round.

Holm vs Aldana Betting Numbers

Record 13-5-0 12-5-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA Mexico
Height 5’8″ 5’9″
Weight (lbs) 135 lbs 135 lbs
Reach (inches) 69″ 68″
Win by KO/TKO 62% 50%
Win by Submission 0% 25%
Decisions 38% 25%
Strikes landed per minute 2.75 6.16
Striking accuracy 35% 38%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.80 5.92
Striking defense 57% 63%
Takedown average 0.50 0.28
Takedown accuracy 27% 50%
Takedown defense 76% 93%
Submission average 0.10 0.10

Holm vs Aldana Betting Picks

Experience in battling the best in two different divisions put Holly Holm as the favorites by Online Betting to win this match against Irene Aldana. Holm should look for her legs to finish the bout but it will most likely end up in the judges’ scorecards where she will win the bout.