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Amanda Nunes vs Irene Aldana preview
When is Nunes vs Aldana?
Amanda Nunes is set to face the challenge of Irene Aldana in the main event of UFC 289, on Saturday 10th June 2023 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.
The fight will take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This contest is for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship.
Nunes vs Aldana stats
Amanda Nunes steps into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Irene Aldana will make her way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Nunes has a slight advantage in power over Aldana, with a 59% knock out percentage over Aldana's 57%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Aldana will have a slight advantage over Nunes, with a 21% submission rate over Nunes' 18%.
Amanda Nunes is the younger woman by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Aldana has a height advantage of 1 inch over Nunes. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Nunes is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made her debut in 2008, 4 years and 7 months earlier than Aldana, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She has fought 12 more professional rounds, 57 to Aldana's 45.
Nunes vs Aldana form
Amanda Nunes has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she won against Julianna Pena at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Julianna Pena at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had won against Megan Anderson at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round in their UFC Women’s Featherweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, she had beat Felicia Spencer at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Featherweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
She had defeated Germaine de Randamie at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Aldana has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In her last fight, she won against Macy Chiasson at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had won against Yana Santos at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had lost to Holly Holm 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 defeated Vanessa Melo at UFC on ESPN+ 17 on 21st September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.
She had beat Bethe Correia at UFC 237 on 11th May 2019 by submission in the 3rd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In terms of recent activity, Amanda Nunes has been fighting more than Irene Aldana.
Amanda Nunes last fought 9 months and 22 days ago, while Irene Aldana's last outing was 8 months and 12 days ago.
Nunes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 8 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Aldana's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 11 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Nunes vs Aldana?
She is currently 27/100 (-370) to win the contest outright, while you can get 11/4 (+280) on Irene Aldana if you fancy the upset.
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