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UFC 259 Betting: Nunes vs. Anderson Game Analysis and Fight Odds

Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson

Saturday night UFC is loaded with action-packed fights and one of those most-awaited battles is between Amanda Nunes and Megan Anderson. Amanda Nunes seems to be keen on taking out Megan Anderson as she enters this game with a 20-4 record. Anderson has been an impressive fighter all along with her UFC career, but she’s up against a dangerous opponent. The UFC betting odds 2021 has been flourishing online as these two top contenders battle it out in the ring for the UFC Women’s Featherweight. On the other hand, the UFC main event is all set to take place between Blachowicz and Adesanya.

UFC 259: Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson Betting Information

Date: Saturday, March 6, 2021
Time: 10:00 PM ET
Location: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV Coverage: Pay Per View

UFC 259: Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson Odds

Fighter ML
Amanda Nunes -1000
Megan Anderson +600
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Amanda Nunes

Amanda Nunes was more successful with her knockouts shown by her fight records. Nunes won 65 percent of her fights by knocking her opponents out cold. She has won all the last 11 fights and is touching a significant strike rate of 4.44 per minute. Nunes has an accuracy of 51 percent and her takedowns have not been any easy. Out of five career decisions, Nunez won four and is yet to lose a fight since her UFC 178 battle. The 32-year-old Brazilian mixed martial artist is known for her accurate strikes and land bombs when her opponent is on her heels. She is a black belt in BJJ and is flexible in taking down her opponents. Nunes will make her eighth career fight appearance in Las Vegas.

Megan Anderson

Megan Anderson is not an easy opponent since she won 55 percent of her fights by knockout. Out of her last eight, Anderson won six, including her victory over Norma Dumont Viana. When it comes to significant strikes per minute, Anderson is touching 1.82 and her accuracy percentage is 46 percent. Her takedowns are touching 33 percent with an accuracy of 0.56. Anderson is known for her incredible performance while standing tall. The 6’0” 31-year-old undefeated in 11 outings can throw great combinations in her fight. Her skill is also known to be aggressive at times and she has the potential of holding onto her opponent for long.

Nunes vs. Anderson Betting Numbers

Nunes Anderson
Record 20-4-0 11-0-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Brazil Australia
Height 5’8″ 6’0″
Weight 145 145
Reach 69 72
Win by KO/TKO 65% 55%
Submissions 15% 27%
Decisions 20% 18%
Strikes Landed Per Minute 4.44 1.82
Striking Accuracy 51% 46%
Striking Absorbed Per Minute 2.47 2.94
Striking Defense 57% 38%
Takedown Average 2.53 0.56
Takedown Accuracy 53% 33%
Takedown Defense 84% 53%
Submission Average 0.70 0.60

Nunes vs. Anderson Summary

The UFC live betting website says predictions were tough on this fight, but the odds are certainly in favor of Amanda Nunes. The Brazilian has a better significant strike per minute and she’s all set to take on Anderson. Nunes will not back down as she is expected to lash out in the first round. Anderson will need to come up with a terrific strategy if she wants to defeat Nunes.


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