Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Women’s Flyweight
Paula Cristina
Cristina
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12-3-0
6-2-0

The tape

37
Age
29
5' 6" / 167 cm
Height
5' 4" / 162 cm
67.3" / 171 cm
Reach
N/A

Full record

UD 3SUB 2KO 4SD 5UD 5
Form
UD 3
12
Wins
6
4
By KO
4
33
KO%
67
1
By Sub
0
8
SUB%
0
3
Losses
2
1
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2018
15
Bouts
8
47
Rounds
21
3 hours, 42 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 29 minutes

Current rankings @ Women’s Flyweight

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UFC
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1
Bellator
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Tapology
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Juliana Velasquez vs Paula Cristina preview

When is Velasquez vs Cristina?

Juliana Velasquez could potentially face Paula Cristina, in Late 2024.

The fight would be contested over 3 rounds in the Women’s Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Velasquez vs Cristina stats

Juliana Velasquez would step into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Paula Cristina would make her way to the cage with a record of 6 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out.

The stats suggest Cristina would have a massive power advantage over Velasquez, boasting a 67% knock out percentage over Velasquez's 33%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Velasquez would have a slight advantage over Cristina, with a 8% submission rate over Cristina's 0%.

Juliana Velasquez is the older woman by 8 years, at 37 years old.

Velasquez has a height advantage of 2 inches over Cristina.

Velasquez is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made her debut in 2014, 3 years and 5 months earlier than Cristina, whose first professional fight was in 2018. She has fought 26 more professional rounds, 47 to Cristina's 21.

Velasquez vs Cristina form

Juliana Velasquez has beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.

In her last fight, she lost to Liz Carmouche at PFL 1: 2024 Regular Season on 4th April 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Boeing Center, San Antonio, United States.

Previous to that, she had been beaten by Liz Carmouche at Bellator 289 on 9th December 2022 by submission in the 2nd round in their Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, she had been defeated by Liz Carmouche at Bellator 278 on 22nd April 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Before that, she had won against Denise Kielholtz at Bellator 262 on 16th July 2021 by split decision in their Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

She had beaten Ilima Lei Macfarlane at Bellator 254 on 10th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Women’s Flyweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Activity check

Velasquez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 6 months, meaning she has been fighting on average every 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Velasquez vs Cristina?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Velasquez vs Cristina yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Juliana Velasquez vs Paula Cristina news

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