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UFC on ESPN 26: Lemos vs Ruiz 07/17/2021 Fight Analysis, Forecast and Tips

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UFC on ESPN 26 Lemos vs Ruiz 07-17-2021 Fight Analysis Forecast and Tips

UFC on ESPN 26: Lemos vs Ruiz 07/17/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has their second fight card set for the month with UFC on ESPN 26 commencing this Saturday, July 17. This will be held at the organization’s own facility at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are the best ways to enjoy the matches at home. Thiago Moises will be headlining the event and he will be taking on Islam Makhachev in a lightweight matchup. A women’s bantamweight battle can be seen in the undercard with Amanda Lemos fighting Montserrat Cornejo. This is a lopsided affair as fight fans that bet on UFC see that Monsterrat Ruiz is going to be dominated by Amanda Lemos.

UFC on ESPN 26: Lemos vs Ruiz 07/17/2021

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

UFC on ESPN 26: Lemos vs Ruiz 07/17/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Amanda Lemos -550 Montserrat Ruiz +425

Amanda Lemos

Amanda Lemos is known as “Amandinha” whenever she is inside the MMA cage and her hometown is located at Belem, Para in Brazil. Marajo Brothers Team has been responsible for honing her fighting skills. Lemos stands at six-foot-four and has been competing for most of her career at the female strawweight division. Amanda has only lost once in ten professional bouts and six of those wins came from knockouts. This fighter has been on a roll after losing her UFC debut against Leslie Smith. Lemos is now on a three-fight winning streak and has conquered Miranda Granger, Mizuki Inoue, and the latest being Livinha Souza.

Montserrat Ruiz

Montserrat Ruiz is at her prime age of 28 years old and she came all the way from Leon, Guanajuato in Mexico. She has been polishing her fighting skills at the famous Kings MMA fight stable. Ruiz is known as “Conejo” whenever she steps inside the MMA cage and she has been a natural at the strawweight division. She has only lost once in 11 professional bouts. Her wins are divided into three knockouts, two submissions, and five decisions. This fighter just made her debut in the UFC during her last match. That was just this March in UFC on ESPN 21 as she went to a full three rounds against Cheyanne Buys and earned the nods of all judges.

Lemos vs Ruiz Betting Numbers

Record 9-1-1 10-1-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil Mexico
Height 5’4″ 5’0″
Weight (lbs) 115 115
Reach (in) 65 61
Win by KO/TKO 67% 30%
Win by Submission 22% 20%
Decisions 11% 50%
Strikes landed per minute 6.21 1.00
Striking accuracy 64% 36%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.39 2.07
Striking defense 45% 52%
Takedown average 1.98 4.00
Takedown accuracy 100% 8%
Takedown defense 100% 0%
Submission average 0.50 2.00

Lemos vs Ruiz Betting Picks

Both of these lady fighters are going up in weight and have only lost once in their MMA career. This is going to be interesting but Amanda Lemos’ power is expected by this sports betting site to prevail over Montserrat Ruiz and win via knockout.