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Holly Holm vs Mayra Bueno Silva preview
When is Holm vs Silva?
Holly Holm is set to take on Mayra Bueno Silva in the main event of UFC Fight Night – Holm vs. Bueno Silva, on Saturday 15th July 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The fight is scheduled for 5 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Holm vs Silva stats
Holly Holm steps into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mayra Bueno Silva will make her way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggest Holm has a massive power advantage over Silva, boasting at 53% knock out percentage over Silva's 10%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Silva will have a massive advantage over Holm, boosting at 70% submission rate over Holm's 0%.
Holly Holm is the older woman by 10 years, at 41 years old.
Holm has a height advantage of 2 inches over Silva. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Holm is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made her debut in 2011, 4 years earlier than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2015. She has fought 44 more professional rounds, 70 to Silva's 26.
Holm vs Silva form
Holly Holm has beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she defeated Yana Santos at UFC Fight Night San Antonio on 25th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Ketlen Vieira at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had defeated Irene Aldana at UFC Fight Island 4 on 3rd October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, she had beat Raquel Pennington at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
She had lost to Amanda Nunes at UFC 239 on 6th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Holm's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 1 day, meaning she has been fighting on average every 9 months and 13 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Silva's last 4 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 22 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 4 months and 29 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Holm vs Silva?
Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Holm vs Silva yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.
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