Veronica Macedo vs Rachael Ostovich UFC Predictions & Tips - 8/10/2019
Veronica Macedo vs Rachael Ostovich
UFC Fight Night 156
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Veronica Macedo (5-3-1) will face off in the Octagon against Rachael Ostovich (4-5-0) at UFC Fight Night 156 in Antel Arena on Saturday, August 10, 2019. The opening line has Macedo coming in at +101 while Ostovich is priced at -129.
Veronica Macedo comes into the cage with 5 wins and 3 losses. The Paris, France fighter is 23 years old, steps on the scale at 125 lbs and measures in at 5'4" tall. She has a 64.0" reach and fights in the women's flyweight division. Macedo has a total of 3 fights in the UFC. Most recently, Macedo took a loss in the second round against Gillian Robertson by submission. In the women's flyweight division, she is 27th in strikes with 76 and 65th out of all fighters in the UFC.
When it comes to strike accuracy, Veronica Macedo currently sits at 45th in the UFC and 16th in the women's flyweight division landing 49.4% of the shots she's thrown. She currently sits at 27th out of all the fighters in the division and 67th in the UFC for significant strikes with 47. Of those significant strikes, 30 of them were pointed at the head while 10 of them were directed at the midsection which has her sitting at 25th and 26th respectively out of all the fighters in the division.
At UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Usman, she took a loss via unanimous decision in the 3rd round when she fought Andrea Lee. In the fight before that, Macedo took a loss in the 3rd round when she fought Ashlee Evans-Smith at UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Barnett by stoppage.
Entering the cage for this fight, Rachael Ostovich has a total of 4 wins and 5 losses. The 28-year-old out of Waianae, HI is 5'3" tall and weighs 125 lbs. The Jesus is Lord fighter competes in the women's flyweight division and has a 62.0" reach. She has a total of 3 fights in the UFC. Rachael Ostovich lost by unanimous decision when she faced Paige VanZant in her most recent fight at UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw. When looking at strikes, Ostovich is 71st out of all fighters in the UFC and 30th of all athletes in his division with 53.
When looking at strike accuracy, she is connecting on 43.8% of the strikes she's thrown which puts him at 23rd in the women's flyweight division and 61st in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. With 43 significant strikes, she is sitting at 68th in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and 28th out of all the athletes in her division. Ostovich is sitting at 23rd of all athletes in his division for significant strikes pointed at the body with 15 and 28th for significant strikes aimed at the head with 24. At UFC - TUF 27 Finale, she lost via submission in the third round when she faced Montana De La Rosa. In the fight before that, Ostovich earned a victory in round 1 when she faced Karine Gevorgyan at The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale by submission.
When looking at this fight between Veronica Macedo and Rachael Ostovich, it's a good idea to know how these two fighters measure up to each other. Veronica Macedo lands punches more accurately, landing 49.4% of her punches telling us Rachael Ostovich will look to avoid going shot for shot. In the case of how they stack up physically, let us start by taking a look at Veronica Macedo who is 5'4" while the fighter on the other side of the cage is 5'3". In the case of reach, Macedo stretches 64.0" while Ostovich has a reach of 62.0" meaning Macedo would be wise to create space so Rachael Ostovich cannot use her reach. Macedo is the younger combatant in this fight at 23 years old while Ostovich is the older fighter checking in at 28 years old. In regard to experience in the UFC, Macedo has 4 fights which means that she is the more experienced fighter in the Octagon while Ostovich has fought 3 fights in the Octagon. With respect to overall mixed martial arts experience, Macedo has 5 victories and 3 defeats while Rachael Ostovich holds an overall MMA record of 4 victories and 5 defeats.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Veronica Macedo (+101)
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