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Sara McMann vs Raquel Pennington preview
When is McMann vs Pennington?
Sara McMann could potentially square off against Raquel Pennington, in Autumn/Fall 2022.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
McMann vs Pennington stats
Sara McMann would step into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Raquel Pennington would make her way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest McMann would have a slight advantage in power over Pennington, with a 8% knock out percentage over Pennington's 7%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest McMann would have an advantage over Pennington, with a 38% submission rate over Pennington's 27%.
Sara McMann is the older woman by 8 years, at 42 years old.
Pennington has a height advantage of 1 inch over McMann. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
McMann is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2011, 9 months earlier than Pennington, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She has fought 21 less professional rounds, 42 to Pennington's 63.
McMann vs Pennington form
Raquel Pennington has beaten 5 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she won against Ketlen Vieira at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.
Previous to that, she had won against Aspen Ladd at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, she had beat Macy Chiasson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by submission in the 2nd round.
Before that, she had defeated Pannie Kianzad at UFC Vegas 37 on 18th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
She had won against Marion Reneau at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
McMann's last 2 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 3 years and 15 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Pennington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 2 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on McMann vs Pennington?
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