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When is Nunes vs Pennington II?
Amanda Nunes could set to fight Raquel Pennington, in Autumn/Fall 2024.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Nunes vs Pennington II stats
Amanda Nunes would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Raquel Pennington would make her way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Nunes would have a massive power advantage over Pennington, boasting at 57% knock out percentage over Pennington's 6%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pennington would have a slight advantage over Nunes, with a 25% submission rate over Nunes' 17%.
Amanda Nunes is the same age as Raquel Pennington, at 35 years old.
Nunes has a height advantage of 1 inch over Pennington. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Nunes is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made her debut in 2008, 3 years and 11 months earlier than Pennington, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She has fought 6 less professional rounds, 62 to Pennington's 68.
Nunes vs Pennington II form
Amanda Nunes has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she defeated Irene Aldana at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their championship fight at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Previous to that, she had defeated Julianna Pena at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Julianna Pena at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round in their championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, she had beat 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.
She had won against 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.
Raquel Pennington has beaten 5 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she beat Mayra Bueno Silva at UFC 297 on 20th January 2024 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight championship fight at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.
Previous to that, she had beat 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.
Going into that contest, she had defeated Aspen Ladd at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, she had won against Macy Chiasson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by submission in the 2nd round.
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.
In terms of recent activity, Raquel Pennington has been fighting more than Amanda Nunes.
Amanda Nunes last fought 8 months and 17 days ago, while Raquel Pennington's last outing was 1 month and 7 days ago.
Nunes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 21 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 8 months and 29 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Pennington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 9 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 5 months and 27 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Nunes vs Pennington II?
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