Cory McKenna vs Miranda Granger Pick, 8/6/2022 Predictions UFC Vegas 59 Odds
Cory McKenna vs Miranda Granger
UFC Vegas 59
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, August 6, 2022
Cory McKenna will battle Miranda Granger at UFC Vegas 59 on Saturday, August 6, 2022. The odds have McKenna coming in at -225 while Granger is at +185.
Cory "Poppins" McKenna looks to add a victory to her career record of 6-2-0. The 23-year-old will fight at 115 lbs and stands in at 5'3". The orthodox fighter reaches 58". Miranda "Danger" Granger stands in at 5'7" and tips the scales at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 7-2-0. The 30-year-old extends her reach 68". With respect to significant strikes, Cory McKenna connects on 3.64 per min while Miranda Granger is connecting on 2.91 significant strikes per minute. McKenna connects on 41% of the significant strikes she attempts while Granger is connecting on 48%. In terms of defending in the Octagon, "Poppins" allows 3.71 significant strikes per minute and "Danger" allows 2.64. McKenna also stops 45% of the significant strikes her opponents throw her way and Granger defends against 59% of the strikes thrown her way.
|UFC Vegas 59||Cory McKenna||Miranda Granger|
|Average Fight Time||15:00||11:14|
|Weight||115 lbs||115 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.64||2.91|
Concerning wrestling, Cory McKenna is the more apt grappler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 1.33 times per 3 rounds. McKenna is getting her opponent to the mat on 44% of the times she tries and is stopping 71% of the takedowns her opponents try. Granger is scoring a takedown on 15% of her takedown tries and is stuffing 40% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. Regarding going for the sub, McKenna is the more skilled fighter by trying 0.4 submissions per 15 minutes while Granger attempts 0.2 submissions per 15 minutes.
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In her last fight, Cory McKenna faced Elise Reed and ended up losing the fight by way of split decision in round 3. Reed landed 121 of 193 total strikes that she threw in that contest. McKenna ended the night having landed 99 of 216 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Reed landed 76 of 140, giving her a percentage of 54%. She ended up landing 44 of 98 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the Octagon, McKenna landed 37% of the significant strikes she threw by landing 60 of 160. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, she was 53 of 150 to the head. 92% of the significant strikes connected on by Reed and 80% of them landed by McKenna were done at distance.
In the last bout for Miranda Granger, she fought Ashley Yoder and ended up walking away in defeat via unanimous decision in round 3. Yoder ended up landing 46% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance while Granger ended up landing 45% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance. Granger landed 64% of the significant strikes she attempted by landing 33 of 51. She connected on 19 of 36 significant strikes directed at the head. Yoder ended up connecting on 26 of 42 significant strikes in that contest. Of all the significant strikes, she ended up connecting on 14 of 29 aimed at the head. Relating to total strikes attempted in that contest, Yoder connected on 151 of 184 while Granger ended up landing 87 of 107 of all the strikes she threw.
Other fights to watch out for
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Mayra Bueno Silva goes up against Stephanie Egger. Bueno Silva has a career mark of 8-2-1. The 30-year-old weighs in at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'6". The orthodox fighter stretches 66". Egger stands in at 5'6" and steps on the scale at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to her career total of 7-2-0. The 33-year-old stretches 68". In the grappling category, Mayra Bueno Silva is able to score a takedown 0.50 times per 15 minutes while Stephanie Egger takes her opponents to the canvas 2.87 times per 15 minutes. When it comes to striking, Bueno Silva connects for an average of 4.25 strikes per minute and is landing 54% of the strikes that she throws. On the other side of the cage we have Stephanie Egger, who is landing 52% of the strikes she has thrown and lands 1.69 per minute.
Another bout to watch is when Priscila Cachoeira is set to fight Ariane Lipski. Lipski steps into the cage with a mark of 14-7-0. The 28-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'6". The orthodox fighter reaches 67". Cachoeira measures in at 5'7" and steps on the scale at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a career record of 11-4-0. The 33-year-old extends her reach 65". Concerning grappling, Ariane Lipski is able to deflect 55% of her opponents takedown tries and is scoring a takedown on 20% of the times she tries. Cachoeira is taking her opponents down on 33% of her tries and is able to defend against 65% of all takedown attempts. In the matter of striking, Lipski is taking 3.90 strikes per minute and she is dealing 3.33 strikes/minute. Cachoeira, on the other side, is absorbing 7.91 strikes/minute and deals 4.46 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Cory McKenna (-225)
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