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Current rankings @ Women’s Bantamweight
When is Vieira vs Pennington?
Ketlen Vieira will take on Raquel Pennington during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov, on Saturday 14th January 2023 in the United States.
The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Women’s Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Vieira vs Pennington stats
Ketlen Vieira steps into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Raquel Pennington will make her way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Vieira has a slight advantage in power over Pennington, with a 15% knock out percentage over Pennington's 7%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Vieira will have a slight advantage over Pennington, with a 31% submission rate over Pennington's 29%.
Ketlen Vieira is the younger woman by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Vieira has a height advantage of 1 inch over Pennington. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Vieira is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2014, 2 year and 6 months later than Pennington, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She has fought 22 less professional rounds, 38 to Pennington's 60.
Vieira vs Pennington form
Ketlen Vieira has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she beat Holly Holm at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had beat Miesha Tate at UFC Vegas 43 on 20th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Yana Kunitskaya at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, she had won against Sijara Eubanks at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
She had beat Cat Zingano at UFC 222 on 3rd March 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Raquel Pennington has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she defeated Aspen Ladd at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, she had defeated Macy Chiasson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by submission in the 2nd round.
Going into that contest, she had won against 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.
Before that, she had defeated Marion Reneau at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
She had lost to Holly Holm at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 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 Ketlen Vieira.
Ketlen Vieira last fought 6 months and 7 days ago, while Raquel Pennington's last outing was 7 months and 19 days ago.
Vieira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 25 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 11 months and 12 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Pennington's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 10 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 6 months and 28 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 Vieira vs Pennington?
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Vieira vs Pennington US streams
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