Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Bantamweight
11-5-0
14-2-0

The tape

34
Age
25
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
65" / 165 cm

Full record

UD 5SUB 2SUB 3SUB 2UD 3
Form
UD 3KO 2SD 3UD 3UD 3
11
Wins
14
3
By KO
6
27
KO%
43
5
By Sub
2
45
SUB%
14
5
Losses
2
1
Stopped
0
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2017
16
Bouts
16
37
Rounds
39
2 hours, 45 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 58 minutes

Current rankings @ Women’s Bantamweight

1
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
-

Julianna Pena vs Maycee Barber preview

When is Pena vs Barber?

Julianna Pena could potentially face Maycee Barber, 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 Barber stats

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

Maycee Barber would make her way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggest Barber would have an advantage in power over Pena, with a 43% knock out percentage over Pena's 27%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pena would have a massive advantage over Barber, boasting a 45% submission rate over Barber's 14%.

Julianna Pena is the older woman by 9 years, at 34 years old.

Pena has a height advantage of 1 inch over Barber. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Pena's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Barber's, having had the same amount of fights, and made her debut in 2009, 8 years and 1 month earlier than Barber, whose first professional fight was in 2017. She has fought 2 less professional rounds, 37 to Barber's 39.

Pena vs Barber 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 won against Amanda Nunes at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission 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 submission in the 3rd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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

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

Barber has won all 5 of her most recent fights, stopping 1opponent and going the distance 4 times.

In her last fight, she defeated Katlyn Chookagian at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, she was victorious against Amanda Ribas at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, she had won against Andrea Lee at UFC Fight Night San Antonio on 25th March 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio.

Before that, she had beaten Jessica Eye at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

She had defeated Montana De La Rosa at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade on 23rd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Maycee Barber has been fighting more than Julianna Pena.

Julianna Pena last fought 1 year, 8 months and 19 days ago, while Maycee Barber's last outing was 1 month and 9 days ago.

Pena's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 9 months and 9 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Barber's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 26 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 4 months and 25 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 Pena vs Barber?

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