Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Bantamweight
11-5-0
15-7-0

The tape

34
Age
36
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
68.5" / 174 cm

Full record

UD 5SUB 2SUB 3SUB 2UD 3
Form
UD 3UD 5KO 3KO 1UD 5
11
Wins
15
3
By KO
8
27
KO%
53
5
By Sub
3
45
SUB%
20
5
Losses
7
1
Stopped
2
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2012
16
Bouts
22
37
Rounds
53
2 hours, 45 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 54 minutes

Current rankings @ Women’s Bantamweight

1
UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
2

Julianna Pena vs Irene Aldana preview

When is Pena vs Aldana?

Julianna Pena could potentially take on Irene Aldana, 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).

Pena vs Aldana stats

Julianna Pena would step into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Irene Aldana would make her way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest Aldana would have a large advantage in power over Pena, boosting at 53% knock out percentage over Pena's 27%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pena would have a large advantage over Aldana, boasting at 45% submission rate over Aldana's 20%.

Julianna Pena is the younger woman by 2 years, at 34 years old.

Aldana has a height advantage of 3 inches over Pena. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Pena is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2009, 3 years and 5 months earlier than Aldana, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She has fought 16 less professional rounds, 37 to Aldana's 53.

Pena vs Aldana form

Julianna Pena has beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight, she lost to Amanda Nunes at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, she had defeated Amanda Nunes at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round in their championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Germaine de Randamie at UFC Fight Island 4 on 3rd October 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, she had lost to Valentina Shevchenko at UFC on FOX 23 on 28th January 2017 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Pepsi Center, Denver, United States.

She had beat Cat Zingano at UFC 200 on 9th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Aldana has beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In her last fight, she won against Karol Rosa at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had been beaten by Amanda Nunes at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their championship fight at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.

Going into that contest, she had 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.

Before that, she had beat Yana Santos at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Irene Aldana has been fighting more than Julianna Pena.

Julianna Pena last fought 1 year, 8 months and 18 days ago, while Irene Aldana's last outing was 4 months and 1 day ago.

Pena's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 9 months and 8 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Aldana's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 14 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 8 months and 15 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Pena vs Aldana?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Pena vs Aldana 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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