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UFC on ESPN 22: Penne vs Godinez 04/17/2021 Previews, Spread and Fight Analysis

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UFC on ESPN 22 Penne vs Godinez 04-17-2021 Previews Spread and Fight Analysis

UFC on ESPN 22: Penne vs Godinez 04/17/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is gearing up for another exciting fight card for the month with UFC on ESPN 22 taking place this Saturday, April 17. The UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada will be the venue of the event. Fans can opt to watch through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. Kelvin Gastelum is in for a tough task of entering the cage with the top contender for the UFC middleweight championship in Robert Whittaker. A women’s strawweight battle is in the undercard with Jessica Penne battling Loopy Godinez. This is going to be an interesting battle with UFC live betting having Jessica Penne as the underdog to Lupita Godinez.

UFC on ESPN 22: Penne vs Godinez 04/17/2021

When: Saturday, April 17, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 22: Penne vs Godinez 04/17/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Jessica Penne +235 Lupita Godinez -255

Jessica Penne

Jessica Penne is a 38-year-old fighter and her hometown is Huntington Beach, California in the USA. She is a natural strawweight and her skills are being sharpened at the Alliance MMA fight team. Penne is five-foot-five and she will be bringing a 12-5 professional fighting record in this match against Lupita Godinez. Seven of her victories came from submissions while also owning three decisions and two knockouts under her name. This will be her return inside the MMA cage since 2017. She had a three-fight losing streak before taking the long break. Danielle Taylor was her last opponent and she lost that match by a unanimous decision.

Lupita Godinez

Lupita Godinez who is also known inside the cage as ”Loopy” came all the way from Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada. She has been representing Team Titan MMA stable in her professional career. Godinez is at her prime age of 27 years old and this natural strawweight will be putting her undefeated record on the line against Jessica Penne. Four of her victories came from decisions while only one was through knockout. This will be her first fight in the UFC and before making it to the roster, she has fought in the Legacy Fighting Alliance, BTC Fight Promotions, Combate Americans, and Sparta Combat League. 

Penne vs Godinez Betting Numbers

Penne
Godinez
Record 12-5-0 5-0-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country USA Canada
Height 5’5″ 5’2″
Weight (lbs) 115 115
Reach (in) 67 61
Win by KO/TKO 17% 20%
Win by Submission 58% 0%
Decisions 25% 80%
Strikes landed per minute 2.46 6.53
Striking accuracy 33% 46%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.73 3.9
Striking defense 48% 55%
Takedown average 1.58 0
Takedown accuracy 25% 0%
Takedown defense 20% 66%
Submission average 0.6 0

Penne vs Godinez Betting Picks

Even with her experience fighting in the UFC, Jessica Penne is expected to bring in fight rust in this matchup. Top online betting sites see that newcomer Lupita Godinez should seal her first win in the UFC.