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When is Pennington vs Pena?
Raquel Pennington could potentially square off against Julianna Pena, in Early 2024.
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).
Pennington vs Pena stats
Raquel Pennington would step into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Julianna Pena would make her way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggest Pena would have an advantage in power over Pennington, with a 27% knock out percentage over Pennington's 7%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pena would have an advantage over Pennington, with a 45% submission rate over Pennington's 27%.
Raquel Pennington is the older woman by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Pennington has a height advantage of 1 inch over Pena. Despite this, Pena has 2-inch reach advantage.
Pennington is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made her debut in 2012, 2 year and 9 months later than Pena, whose first professional fight was in 2009. She has fought 26 more professional rounds, 63 to Pena's 37.
Pennington vs Pena 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 unanimous decision 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.
Julianna Pena has beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she Amanda Nunes 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 defeated Amanda Nunes at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Bantamweight 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 lost to 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 beat Cat Zingano at UFC 200 on 9th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Raquel Pennington has been fighting more than Julianna Pena.
Raquel Pennington last fought 8 months and 19 days ago, while Julianna Pena's last outing was 1 year, 2 months and 3 days ago.
Pennington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Pena's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 24 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 12 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 Pennington vs Pena?
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