UFC 278: Wu vs Pudilova 08/20/2022 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC 278 Wu vs Pudilova 08-20-2022 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC 278: Wu vs Pudilova 08/20/2022 – This week’s UFC Women’s Bantamweight division battle will take place between Yanan Wu and Lucie Pudilova. These top fighters have all set to exchange fists at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. The betting lines are open and the odds are updated for bettors to place their bets. The main event will take place between Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards. Both fighters will enter the ring to fight under the Welterweight Division. The co-main event will take place between Paula Costa and Luke Rockhold as they clash in an exciting Middleweight bout. This will be the only Women’s battle at the UFC this week and the UFC stats zone predictions favor Lucie Pudilova to win this epic battle.

UFC 278: Wu vs Pudilova 08/20/2022

When: Saturday, August 20, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 278: Wu vs Pudilova 08/20/2022 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Yanan Wu +102 Lucie Pudilova -122

Yanan Wu

Yanan Wu will enter this fight with a record of 13-5-0. Wu is a powerful striker and she has the ability to land impactful blows. However, she lost four of her five UFC battles and she has been struggling to be consistent with her success. Wu lost three decisions in a row against Mizuki Inoue, Joselyne Edwards, and Mayra Bueno Silva. She also lost a unanimous decision against Gina Mazany in her UFC debut. Wu, later on, managed to take out Lauren Mueller via submission.

Lucie Pudilova

Lucie Pudilova will enter the octagon with a record of 13-7-0. Pudilova defeated Ji Yeon Kim back in 2017 via unanimous decision and she also managed to take out Sarah Moras. However, she lost against Irene Aldana via split decision. Pudilova is also strong with her Jiu-Jitsu skills and she will put that to the test in this battle. Pudilova can be a dangerous fighter and she cannot be taken lightly. She is also strong from range and she has the potential to bring down opponents.

Wu vs Pudilova Betting Numbers

Record 13-5-0 13-7-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country China Czech Republic
Height 5’8″ 5’8″
Weight (lbs) 135 135
Reach (in) 66 67
Win by KO/TKO 46% 15%
Win by Submission 38% 15%
Decisions 15% 69%
Strikes landed per minute 4.42 4.15
Striking accuracy 40% 36%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.05 4.09
Striking defense 49% 52%
Takedown average 0.70 0.16
Takedown accuracy 30% 12%
Takedown defense 68% 61%
Submission average 0.2 0.6

Wu vs Pudilova Betting Picks

Yanan Wu is up against a hard-hitting opponent and the chances of winning are pretty slim. The UFC latest betting trends favor Pudilova to win this epic fight via decision.