UFC on ESPN 33: Wood vs Grasso 03/26/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be conducting their last event of the month with UFC on ESPN 33 this coming Saturday, March 26. This will be the first time the organization returns to Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio since the pandemic. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are the best ways to enjoy the matches. The main event will feature two top heavyweights in the UFC as Chris Daukaus takes on Curtis Blaydes. Co-headlining this fight card is a women’s flyweight matchup between Alexa Grasso and Joanne Wood. According to the UFC betting lines, Joanne Wood will be the riskier pick to make as compared to Alexa Grasso.
UFC on ESPN 33: Wood vs Grasso 03/26/2022
|When:||Saturday, March 26, 6:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio|
|TV:||Pay Per View|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
Ready to continue her rise up the flyweight division 📈
[ @AlexaGrasso | #UFCColumbus | Saturday | LIVE on @ESPN ] pic.twitter.com/lmEdLbdkPf
— UFC (@ufc) March 23, 2022
Joanne Wood is more known by her nickname and ring name as “Jojo” and she came all the way from Glasgow, England. She has been representing the Syndicate MMA fight stable in her professional bouts. Wood is a 35-year-old fight veteran that has lived in the women’s flyweight division for her entire career. Her professional record is now at 15-7 and nine of her victories came from decisions while also earning five knockout wins. It has been a tough road for the former title contender as she has lost three of her last four fights since 2020. This fighter comes in from back-to-back losses from Lauren Murphy and Talia Santos.
Alexa Grasso is at her prime age of 28 years old and her hometown is located in Jalisco, Guadalajara in Mexico. This fighter has been busy polishing her ring skills at the Lobo Gym MMA stable. Grasso stands at five-foot-five and has been comfortable competing at the women’s flyweight division. Her professional fighting record is 13-3 and her victories are divided into nine decisions and four knockouts. Since losing to Carla Esparza in UFC Fight Night 159 back in September 2019, Grasso was able to bounce back by taking two consecutive victories against Maycee Barber and Ji Yeon Kim. Both wins came from the judges’ scorecards.
Wood vs Grasso Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||33%||31%|
|Win by Submission||7%||0%|
|Strikes landed per minute||6.71||4.96|
|Striking absorbed per minute||4.55||3.61|
Wood vs Grasso Betting Picks
It is youth vs experience in this exciting female matchup but according to the top online sportsbook, Alexa Grasso will be taking home the victory against Joanne Wood. This should reach a full three rounds with Grasso coming out on top.