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Vanzant Heavy UFC 251 Underdog to Ribas in Women’s Flyweight Bout

Amanda Ribas vs. Paige Vanzant UFC 251 Betting preview, odds and picks

“Loaded” seems an inadequate word to describe the UFC 251 Main Card. Especially with three championship bouts on the UFC betting board. It follows that only one of the five main card matchups have the perception of a mismatch. Amanda Ribas is a prohibitive favorite against Paige Vanzant. So far, the betting public has jumped all over Ribas in this women’s flyweight matchup. And with plenty of good reason. Ribas has been in much better form. Despite that fact, Vanzant should draw bargain hunters looking for a “puncher’s chance.”

Amanda Ribas vs. Paige Vanzant – Women’s Flyweight Bout Betting Information

Date: Saturday, July 11th, 2020
Time: 10 p.m. ET
Location: UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV Coverage: ESPN+

Amanda Ribas vs. Paige Vanzant Odds

Fighter ML
Ribas -850
Vanzant +575
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A clear difference in expectations is seen in this betting on UFC matchup. Ribas has lost only once in her career and ranked 14th. Counter to that is unranked Vanzant with lackluster performance.

Amanda Ribas Betting Profile

Now 14th ranked in women’s strawweight Amanda Ribas is 26 years old. Ribas is a native of Brazil and fights for Marcelo Ribas Team. She gravitated to becoming an MMA betting factor due to her father being a judo, Muay, and jiu-jitsu teacher. Initially, she took a break from the sport due to knee injuries. She even went into dancing. However, her father encouraged her to get back into MMA. Ribas first broke through as 2014 IMMAF women’s flyweight champion. Her success landed an agreement and a contract with UFC.

Paige Vanzant Betting Profile

Dundee, Oregon is where Paige Vanzant was born. She is 26 years old and resides in Portland, Oregon. Concurrently she fights for Team Quest out of Portland. Vanzant was a ballet dancer for her parents that owned a dance studio. Account of being bullied in her youth did Vanzant take up mixed martial arts. She was the tragic victim of rape by multiple male classmates. For this reason, she became the object of ridicule and scorn. She even had to change her last name because of the incident.

Amanda Ribas vs. Paige Vanzant Tale of the Tape

Amanda Ribas stands at five feet, four inches tall with a reach of 66 inches and leg reach of 37 inches. By contrast Paige “12 Gauge” Vanzant stands at five feet, four inches tall with a reach of 65 inches and a leg reach of 37 inches.

Amanda Ribas Recent Form and Record

Commencing with this Bitcoin sportsbook matchup does Amanda Ribas have nine wins and one loss. She has three knockouts, three submissions, and three decision wins. Her only loss was by knockout.

The last time out for Ribas was on March 14, 2020, against Randa Markos. UFC Fight Night in Brasilia, Brazil was the event. Ribas scored a third-round unanimous decision win. In sum, she has won her last four bouts.

Paige Vanzant Recent Form and Record  

On the whole Paige Vanzant has an Online sportsbook record of eight wins and four losses. She has two knockouts, three submissions, and three decision career wins. Her losses were two by submission and two by decision. By reason of three losses in her last five bouts is the betting public hesitant to take Vanzant.

On the positive Vanzant did win her last bout on January 19, 2019. UFC Fight Night in Brooklyn, New York was the event. Rachael Ostovich was the opponent. Concurrently Vanzant scored a second-round submission ambar win. With the victory, she ended a two-bout losing streak.

UFC 251 Amanda Ribas vs. Paige Vanzant Free Picks

In this situation, Ribas is very expensive for a good reason. She is a vastly superior fighter.

CASHBET Best Bet: Amanda Ribas


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