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Fight Matrix Program – UFC on ESPN+ 3: Blachowicz vs. Santos (02-23-2019)

19 Feb , 2019,
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#7] Thiago Santos (20-6-0) vs. [#10] Jan Blachowicz (23-7-0)
Jan Blachowicz is the All-Time #50 ranked Light Heavyweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Thiago Santos (3-0-0)
2018-12-08: W vs. [#21LHW] Jimi Manuwa (17-5-0) via KO (Punches) in 0:41 of round 2
2018-09-22: W vs. [#34MW] Eryk Anders (11-3-0) via TKO (Elbows) in 5:00 of round 3
2018-08-04: W vs. [#80MW] Kevin Holland (14-4-0) via UD (29-27, 29-26, 29-27)

Last 3 Fights: Jan Blachowicz (3-0-0)
2018-09-15: W vs. [#24LHW] Nikita Krylov (24-6-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 2:41 of round 2
2018-03-17: W vs. [#21LHW] Jimi Manuwa (17-5-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
2017-12-16: W vs. [#10MW] Jared Cannonier (11-4-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Elo Favorite (Standard): Thiago Santos (1987.74) [+90.57] – Win%: 60.20
Elo Favorite (Modified): Thiago Santos (1990.61) [+64.27] – Win%: 56.99
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Thiago Santos 77, Jan Blachowicz 161
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Heavyweight (265)
[#27] Stefan Struve (28-11-0) vs. [#50] Marcos Rogerio de Lima (16-5-1)

Last 3 Fights: Stefan Struve (0-3-0)
2018-07-22: L vs. [#17HW+] Marcin Tybura (17-4-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
2018-03-03: L vs. [#34HW+] Andrei Arlovski (27-18-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
2017-09-02: L vs. [#9HW+] Alexander Volkov (30-7-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:30 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Marcos Rogerio de Lima (2-1-0)
2018-11-03: W vs. [#80HW+] Adam Wieczorek (10-2-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-04-22: L vs. [#19LHW] Ovince St. Preux (23-12-0) via Submission (Shoulder Choke) in 2:11 of round 2
2017-01-28: W vs. [#80LHW] Jeremy Kimball (16-8-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:27 of round 1

Elo Favorite (Standard): Marcos Rogerio de Lima (1629.95) [+76.67] – Win%: 58.67
Elo Favorite (Modified): Marcos Rogerio de Lima (1662.24) [+54.06] – Win%: 55.89
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Stefan Struve 216, Marcos Rogerio de Lima 112
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#34] Gian Villante (17-10-0) vs. [#59] Michal Oleksiejczuk (14-2-0)

Last 3 Fights: Gian Villante (2-1-0)
2018-10-27: W vs. [#60LHW] Ed Herman (23-14-0) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
2018-06-01: L vs. [#23LHW] Sam Alvey (33-12-0) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
2018-01-20: W vs. [#38HW+] Francimar Barroso (22-7-1) via SD (30-27, 30-27, 28-29)

Last 3 Fights: Michal Oleksiejczuk (3-0-0)
2017-12-30: W vs. [#78LHW] Khalil Rountree (7-4-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-05-12: W vs. [#150LHW] Riccardo Nosiglia (7-1-0) via TKO in 1:39 of round 1
2017-04-01: W vs. [#347LHW] Charles Andrade (34-42-0) via KO (Punch) in 0:00 of round 1

Elo Favorite (Standard): Gian Villante (1652.60) [+61.93] – Win%: 57.03
Elo Favorite (Modified): Gian Villante (1640.57) [+9.57] – Win%: 51.05
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Gian Villante 119, Michal Oleksiejczuk 420
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Fight Matrix Program – UFC on ESPN 1: Velasquez vs. N’Gannou (02-17-2019)

11 Feb , 2019,
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Heavyweight (265)
[#3] Francis Ngannou (12-3-0, +175) vs. [*] Cain Velasquez (14-2-0, -217)
Francis Ngannou is the All-Time #32 ranked Heavyweight fighter.
Cain Velasquez is the All-Time #3 ranked Heavyweight and #20 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Francis Ngannou (1-2-0)
2018-11-24: W vs. [#6HW+] Curtis Blaydes (10-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:45 of round 1
2018-07-07: L vs. [#4HW+] Derrick Lewis (21-6-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
2018-01-20: L vs. [#2HW+/#10P4P] Stipe Miocic (18-3-0) via UD (50-44, 50-44, 50-44)

Last 3 Fights: Cain Velasquez (2-1-0)
2016-07-09: W vs. [*] Travis Browne (18-7-1) via TKO in 4:57 of round 1
2015-06-13: L vs. [*] Fabricio Werdum (23-8-1) via SUB in 2:13 of round 3
2013-10-19: W vs. [#8HW+] Junior dos Santos (20-5-0) via TKO (Slam and Punch) in 3:09 of round 5

Odds Favorite (Implied): Cain Velasquez – Win%: 65.30
Elo Favorite (Standard): Cain Velasquez (2092.67) [+170.04] – Win%: 68.50
Elo Favorite (Modified): Cain Velasquez (2122.02) [+203.87] – Win%: 70.94
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Francis Ngannou 85, Cain Velasquez 953
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Lightweight (155)
[#16] Paul Felder (15-4-0, -134) vs. [#21] James Vick (13-2-0, +108)

Last 3 Fights: Paul Felder (2-1-0)
2018-07-07: L vs. [#27WW] Mike Perry (12-4-0) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
2017-12-02: W vs. [#10LW] Charles Oliveira (26-8-0) via TKO (Elbows) in 4:06 of round 2
2017-07-16: W vs. [#55LW] Stevie Ray (22-8-0) via KO (Elbows) in 3:57 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: James Vick (2-1-0)
2018-08-25: L vs. [#12LW] Justin Gaethje (19-2-0) via KO (Punches) in 1:27 of round 1
2018-02-18: W vs. [#22LW] Francisco Trinaldo (23-6-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-11-04: W vs. [*] Joseph Duffy (16-3-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:59 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Paul Felder – Win%: 54.35
Elo Favorite (Standard): James Vick (1906.18) [+110.12] – Win%: 62.32
Elo Favorite (Modified): James Vick (1876.06) [+32.15] – Win%: 53.51
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Paul Felder 225, James Vick 176
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: James Vick leads 1-0
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Women Strawweight (115)
[#12] Cynthia Calvillo (7-1-0, -284) vs. [#14] Cortney Casey-Sanchez (8-6-0, +225)

Last 3 Fights: Cynthia Calvillo (2-1-0)
2018-11-17: W vs. [#29SW] Poliana Botelho (7-2-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:48 of round 1
2017-12-30: L vs. [#11SW] Carla Esparza (13-6-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-07-16: W vs. [#10FLY] Joanne Calderwood (13-3-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Last 3 Fights: Cortney Casey-Sanchez (1-2-0)
2018-08-25: W vs. [#16SW] Angela Hill (8-5-0) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
2018-04-14: L vs. [#9SW] Michelle Waterson (16-6-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-12-02: L vs. [#17SW] Felice Herrig (14-8-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Cynthia Calvillo – Win%: 70.61
Elo Favorite (Standard): Cynthia Calvillo (1536.11) [+96.63] – Win%: 60.86
Elo Favorite (Modified): Cynthia Calvillo (1588.36) [+112.20] – Win%: 62.04
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Cynthia Calvillo 92, Cortney Casey-Sanchez 176
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Cynthia Calvillo leads 2-0
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Fight Matrix Program – UFC on ESPN+ 2: Assuncao vs. Moraes (02-02-2019)

28 Jan , 2019,
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Bantamweight (135)
[#2] Marlon Moraes (21-5-1, -213) vs. [#6] Raphael Assuncao (27-5-0, +171)
Marlon Moraes is the All-Time #9 ranked Bantamweight fighter.
Raphael Assuncao is the All-Time #19 ranked Bantamweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Marlon Moraes (3-0-0)
2018-06-01: W vs. [#7BW] Jimmie Rivera (22-2-0) via KO (Head Kick and Punches) in 0:33 of round 1
2017-12-09: W vs. [#8BW] Aljamain Sterling (16-3-0) via KO (Knee) in 1:07 of round 1
2017-11-11: W vs. [#10BW] John Dodson (20-10-0) via SD (30-27, 30-27, 27-30)

Last 3 Fights: Raphael Assuncao (3-0-0)
2018-07-07: W vs. [#15BW] Rob Font (16-4-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-11-11: W vs. [#72BW] Matthew Lopez (10-4-0) via KO (Punch) in 1:50 of round 3
2017-06-03: W vs. [#2BW] Marlon Moraes (21-5-1) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Marlon Moraes – Win%: 64.84
Elo Favorite (Standard): Marlon Moraes (2086.25) [+35.28] – Win%: 54.02
Elo Favorite (Modified): Marlon Moraes (2061.39) [+81.22] – Win%: 58.80
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Marlon Moraes 246, Raphael Assuncao 210
Previous Match-up Record: Raphael Assuncao leads 1-0-0
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Featherweight (145)
[#2] Jose Aldo (27-4-0, +110) vs. [#9] Renato Carneiro (13-1-1, -136)
Jose Aldo is the All-Time #1 ranked Featherweight and #2 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Jose Aldo (1-2-0)
2018-07-28: W vs. [#7FW] Jeremy Stephens (28-15-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:19 of round 1
2017-12-02: L vs. [#1FW/#2DD/#4P4P] Max Holloway (20-3-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:51 of round 3
2017-06-03: L vs. [#1FW/#2DD/#4P4P] Max Holloway (20-3-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:13 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Renato Carneiro (2-1-0)
2018-08-04: W vs. [#19FW] Cub Swanson (25-10-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:15 of round 1
2018-04-07: W vs. [#29FW] Calvin Kattar (19-3-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-07-29: L vs. [#3FW] Brian Ortega (14-1-0) via SUB in 2:59 of round 3

Odds Favorite (Implied): Renato Carneiro – Win%: 54.75
Elo Favorite (Standard): Jose Aldo (2132.84) [+170.56] – Win%: 68.55
Elo Favorite (Modified): Jose Aldo (2121.57) [+219.02] – Win%: 72.29
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Jose Aldo 189, Renato Carneiro 182
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 2 win(s) against common opposition.
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Welterweight (170)
[#14] Demian Maia (25-9-0, -174) vs. [#54] Lyman Good (20-4-0, +144)
Demian Maia is the All-Time #15 ranked Welterweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Demian Maia (0-3-0)
2018-05-19: L vs. [#3WW] Kamaru Usman (14-1-0) via UD (50-45, 49-46, 49-46)
2017-10-28: L vs. [#2WW] Colby Covington (14-1-0) via UD (30-27, 30-26, 29-27)
2017-07-29: L vs. [#1WW/#4DD/#6P4P] Tyron Woodley (19-3-1) via UD (50-45, 49-46, 49-46)

Last 3 Fights: Lyman Good (2-1-0)
2018-11-03: W vs. [#76WW] Ben Saunders (22-11-2) via KO (Punches) in 1:32 of round 1
2017-07-22: L vs. [#31WW] Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (20-5-0) via SD (30-27, 30-27, 28-29)
2015-07-15: W vs. [*] Andrew Craig (9-4-0) via KO (Punches) in 3:37 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Demian Maia – Win%: 60.77
Elo Favorite (Standard): Demian Maia (1939.53) [+247.39] – Win%: 75.59
Elo Favorite (Modified): Demian Maia (1925.07) [+170.27] – Win%: 67.82
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Demian Maia 259, Lyman Good 91
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Fight Matrix Program – Bellator 214: Bader vs. Fedor (01-26-2019)

21 Jan , 2019,
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Heavyweight (265)
[#5] Ryan Bader (26-5-0, -366) vs. [#19] Fedor Emelianenko (38-5-0, +280)
Fedor Emelianenko is the All-Time #1 ranked Heavyweight and #5 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Ryan Bader (3-0-0)
2018-10-12: W vs. [#13HW+] Matt Mitrione (13-6-0) via UD (30-25, 30-24, 30-25)
2018-05-12: W vs. [#28LHW] Muhammed Lawal (21-8-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:15 of round 1
2017-11-03: W vs. [#13LHW] Linton Vassell (18-7-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:58 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Fedor Emelianenko (2-1-0)
2018-10-13: W vs. [#29HW+] Chael Sonnen (30-16-1) via TKO (Punches) in 4:46 of round 1
2018-04-28: W vs. [#62HW+] Frank Mir (18-13-0) via KO (Punches) in 0:48 of round 1
2017-06-24: L vs. [#13HW+] Matt Mitrione (13-6-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:14 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Ryan Bader – Win%: 74.89
Elo Favorite (Standard): Ryan Bader (2260.70) [+295.31] – Win%: 79.40
Elo Favorite (Modified): Ryan Bader (2214.39) [+241.57] – Win%: 74.22
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Ryan Bader 106, Fedor Emelianenko 105
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Ryan Bader leads 1-0
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Featherweight (145)
[#31] Henry Corrales (16-3-0) vs. [#42] Aaron Pico (4-1-0)

Last 3 Fights: Henry Corrales (3-0-0)
2018-10-13: W vs. [#147FW] Andy Main (12-4-1) via TKO (Punches) in 2:08 of round 3
2018-01-20: W vs. [#32FW] Georgi Karakhanyan (29-8-1) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-08-25: W vs. [#81FW] Noad Lahat (13-4-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

Last 3 Fights: Aaron Pico (3-0-0)
2018-09-29: W vs. [#91FW] Leandro Higo (18-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:19 of round 1
2018-05-12: W vs. [#446FW] Lee Morrison (19-9-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:10 of round 1
2018-01-20: W vs. [#986FW] Shane Kruchten (12-4-0) via KO (Punch to the Body) in 0:37 of round 1

Elo Favorite (Standard): Henry Corrales (1758.86) [+249.24] – Win%: 75.75
Elo Favorite (Modified): Henry Corrales (1774.59) [+186.38] – Win%: 69.34
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Henry Corrales 105, Aaron Pico 119
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Heavyweight (265)
[NA] J.W. Kiser (1-1-0) vs. [NA] Jake Hager (DEBUT)

Last 3 Fights: J.W. Kiser (1-1-0)
2018-12-01: W vs. [] TBA/Unknown () via TKO in 3:43 of round 1
2018-05-05: L vs. [#449HW+] Antonio Martinez (2-1-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:24 of round 1

Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Fight Matrix Program – UFC on ESPN+ 1: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw (01-13-2019)

18 Jan , 2019,
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Flyweight Championship (125)
[#1BW/#3DD/#5P4P] T.J. Dillashaw (16-3-0, 124.6lb, -219) vs. [#1/#5DD/#6P4P] Henry Cejudo (13-2-0, 124.4lb, +177)
T.J. Dillashaw is the All-Time #35 ranked Absolute fighter.
Henry Cejudo is the All-Time #7 ranked Flyweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: T.J. Dillashaw (3-0-0)
2018-08-04: W vs. [#3BW] Cody Garbrandt (11-2-0) via KO (Knee and Punches) in 4:10 of round 1
2017-11-04: W vs. [#3BW] Cody Garbrandt (11-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:41 of round 2
2016-12-30: W vs. [#5BW] John Lineker (31-8-0) via UD (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Last 3 Fights: Henry Cejudo (3-0-0)
2018-08-04: W vs. [#2FLY/#6DD/#7P4P] Demetrious Johnson (27-3-1) via SD (48-47, 47-48, 48-47)
2017-12-02: W vs. [#55BW] Sergio Pettis (17-5-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-09-09: W vs. [#10FLY] Wilson Reis (23-9-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:25 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): T.J. Dillashaw – Win%: 65.53
Elo Favorite (Standard): T.J. Dillashaw (2184.33) [+139.97] – Win%: 65.46
Elo Favorite (Modified): T.J. Dillashaw (2170.38) [+210.59] – Win%: 71.54
Days Since Last Pro Fight: T.J. Dillashaw 168, Henry Cejudo 168
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Heavyweight (264)
[#162] Greg Hardy (3-0-0, 264.0lb, -535) vs. [#169] Allen Crowder (9-3-0, 252.6lb, +386)

Last 3 Fights: Greg Hardy (3-0-0)
2018-09-29: W vs. [NA] Ray Jones (0-1-0) via KO (Punches) in 0:53 of round 1
2018-08-07: W vs. [#375HW+] Tebaris Gordon (3-1-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:17 of round 1
2018-06-12: W vs. [#367HW+] Austen Lane (4-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:57 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Allen Crowder (2-1-0)
2017-12-02: L vs. [#11HW+] Justin Willis (8-1-0) via KO (Punches) in 2:33 of round 1
2017-08-29: W vs. [#133HW+] Dontale Mayes (6-2-0) via TKO (Punches and Elbows) in 4:12 of round 3
2017-05-20: W vs. [*] Robert Neal (4-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:24 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Greg Hardy – Win%: 80.36
Elo Favorite (Standard): Allen Crowder (1295.04) [+10.69] – Win%: 51.22
Elo Favorite (Modified): Greg Hardy (1455.17) [+108.54] – Win%: 61.66
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Greg Hardy 112, Allen Crowder 413
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Lightweight (155)
[#19] Yancy Medeiros (15-5-0, 155.4lb, +384) vs. [#43] Gregor Gillespie (12-0-0, 155.2lb, -531)

Last 3 Fights: Yancy Medeiros (2-1-0)
2018-02-18: L vs. [#14WW] Donald Cerrone (34-11-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:58 of round 1
2017-12-02: W vs. [#20WW] Alex Oliveira (20-6-1) via TKO (Punches) in 2:02 of round 3
2017-06-03: W vs. [#91WW] Erick Silva (20-9-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:01 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Gregor Gillespie (3-0-0)
2018-06-01: W vs. [#100LW] Vinc Pichel (11-2-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 4:06 of round 2
2018-01-27: W vs. [#42FW] Jordan Rinaldi (14-6-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:46 of round 1
2017-09-16: W vs. [*] Jason Gonzalez (11-4-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 2:11 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Gregor Gillespie – Win%: 80.28
Elo Favorite (Standard): Gregor Gillespie (1837.96) [+7.26] – Win%: 50.83
Elo Favorite (Modified): Gregor Gillespie (1830.40) [+16.73] – Win%: 51.83
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Yancy Medeiros 335, Gregor Gillespie 232
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Fight Matrix Program – UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 (12-29-2018)

23 Dec , 2018,
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Light Heavyweight Championship (205)
[*] Jon Jones (22-1-0, -279) vs. [*] Alexander Gustafsson (18-4-0, +223)
Jon Jones is the All-Time #1 ranked Light Heavyweight and #5 ranked Absolute fighter.
Alexander Gustafsson is the All-Time #20 ranked Light Heavyweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Jon Jones (2-0-0, 1 NC)
2017-07-29: NC vs. [#1HW+/#2DD/#1P4P] Daniel Cormier (22-1-0)
2016-04-23: W vs. [#17LHW] Ovince St. Preux (23-12-0) via UD (50-44, 50-45, 50-45)
2015-01-03: W vs. [#1HW+/#2DD/#1P4P] Daniel Cormier (22-1-0) via UD (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)

Last 3 Fights: Alexander Gustafsson (2-1-0)
2017-05-28: W vs. [#5LHW] Glover Teixeira (27-7-0) via KO (Punches) in 1:07 of round 5
2016-09-03: W vs. [#8LHW] Jan Blachowicz (23-7-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2015-10-03: L vs. [#1HW+/#2DD/#1P4P] Daniel Cormier (22-1-0) via SD (47-48, 48-47, 49-46)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Jon Jones – Win%: 70.39
Elo Favorite (Standard): Jon Jones (2366.85) [+318.97] – Win%: 81.11
Elo Favorite (Modified): Jon Jones (2367.71) [+291.36] – Win%: 78.17
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Jon Jones 518, Alexander Gustafsson 580
Previous Match-up Record: Jon Jones leads 1-0-0
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 4 win(s) against common opposition.
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Women Featherweight Championship (145)
[#1BW/#1DD/#1P4P] Amanda Nunes (16-4-0, +211) vs. [#1/#2DD/#3P4P] Cristiane Justino (20-1-0, -264)
Amanda Nunes is the All-Time #3 ranked Women’s fighter.
Cristiane Justino is the All-Time #1 ranked Women’s fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Amanda Nunes (3-0-0)
2018-05-12: W vs. [#6BW] Raquel Pennington (9-7-0) via TKO (Elbows and Punches) in 2:36 of round 5
2017-09-09: W vs. [#1FLY/#4DD/#5P4P] Valentina Shevchenko (16-3-0) via SD (47-48, 48-47, 48-47)
2016-12-30: W vs. [*] Ronda Rousey (12-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:48 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Cristiane Justino (3-0-0)
2018-03-03: W vs. [#11BW] Yana Kunitskaya (11-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:25 of round 1
2017-12-30: W vs. [#3BW/#9DD] Holly Holm (12-4-0) via UD (49-46, 48-47, 48-47)
2017-07-29: W vs. [#13BW] Tonya Evinger (19-7-0) via TKO in 1:56 of round 3

Odds Favorite (Implied): Cristiane Justino – Win%: 69.28
Elo Favorite (Standard): Amanda Nunes (1895.59) [+10.50] – Win%: 51.20
Elo Favorite (Modified): Cristiane Justino (1890.09) [+45.36] – Win%: 54.95
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Amanda Nunes 231, Cristiane Justino 301
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 2 win(s) against common opposition.
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Welterweight (170)
[#41] Carlos Condit (30-12-0, +150) vs. [#33LW] Michael Chiesa (14-4-0, -181)
Carlos Condit is the All-Time #6 ranked Welterweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Carlos Condit (0-3-0)
2018-04-14: L vs. [#20WW] Alex Oliveira (20-6-1) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 3:17 of round 2
2017-12-30: L vs. [#17WW] Neil Magny (21-7-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
2016-08-27: L vs. [#15WW] Demian Maia (25-9-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:52 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Michael Chiesa (1-2-0)
2018-07-07: L vs. [#10LW] Anthony Pettis (21-8-0) via Submission (Triangle Armbar) in 0:52 of round 2
2017-06-25: L vs. [#7LW] Kevin Lee (17-4-0) via Technical Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:37 of round 1
2016-04-16: W vs. [#19LW] Beneil Dariush (15-4-1) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:20 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Michael Chiesa – Win%: 61.68
Elo Favorite (Standard): Michael Chiesa (1806.78) [+40.94] – Win%: 54.66
Elo Favorite (Modified): Michael Chiesa (1781.86) [+3.84] – Win%: 50.42
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Carlos Condit 259, Michael Chiesa 175
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Fight Matrix Program – UFC on FOX 31: Iaquinta vs. Lee 2 (12-15-2018)

13 Dec , 2018,
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Lightweight (155)
[#6] Kevin Lee (17-3-0, -318) vs. [#16] Al Iaquinta (14-4-1, +250)
Kevin Lee is the All-Time #40 ranked Lightweight fighter.
Al Iaquinta is the All-Time #47 ranked Lightweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Kevin Lee (2-1-0)
2018-04-21: W vs. [#10LW] Edson Barboza (19-6-0) via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) in 2:18 of round 5
2017-10-07: L vs. [#2LW/#8DD/#9P4P] Tony Ferguson (24-3-0) via Submission (Triangle Choke) in 4:02 of round 3
2017-06-25: W vs. [#31LW] Michael Chiesa (14-4-0) via Technical Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:37 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Al Iaquinta (2-1-0)
2018-04-07: L vs. [#1LW/#5DD/#8P4P] Khabib Nurmagomedov (27-0-0) via UD (50-44, 50-43, 50-43)
2017-04-22: W vs. [#56WW] Diego Sanchez (28-11-0) via KO (Punches) in 1:38 of round 1
2015-04-04: W vs. [#11WW] Jorge Masvidal (32-13-0) via SD (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Kevin Lee – Win%: 72.69
Elo Favorite (Standard): Kevin Lee (2106.90) [+111.50] – Win%: 62.47
Elo Favorite (Modified): Kevin Lee (2061.22) [+132.84] – Win%: 64.14
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Kevin Lee 238, Al Iaquinta 252
Previous Match-up Record: Al Iaquinta leads 1-0-0
Wins Against Common Opposition: Kevin Lee leads 1-0
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Lightweight (155)
[#10] Edson Barboza (19-6-0, -114) vs. [#17] Dan Hooker (17-7-0, -110)
Edson Barboza is the All-Time #27 ranked Lightweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Edson Barboza (1-2-0)
2018-04-21: L vs. [#6LW] Kevin Lee (17-3-0) via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) in 2:18 of round 5
2017-12-30: L vs. [#1LW/#5DD/#8P4P] Khabib Nurmagomedov (27-0-0) via UD (30-25, 30-25, 30-24)
2017-03-11: W vs. [#19LW] Beneil Dariush (15-4-1) via TKO in 4:35 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Dan Hooker (3-0-0)
2018-07-07: W vs. [#28LW] Gilbert Burns (14-3-0) via KO (Punch) in 2:28 of round 1
2018-04-21: W vs. [#40LW] Jim Miller (29-12-0) via KO (Knee) in 3:00 of round 1
2017-12-30: W vs. [#182LW] Marc Diakiese (12-3-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 0:42 of round 3

Odds Favorite (Implied): Edson Barboza – Win%: 50.42
Elo Favorite (Standard): Edson Barboza (1943.31) [+93.86] – Win%: 60.56
Elo Favorite (Modified): Edson Barboza (1925.90) [+83.72] – Win%: 59.06
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Edson Barboza 238, Dan Hooker 161
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Bantamweight (135)
[#4FLY] Sergio Pettis (17-4-0, +142) vs. [#22] Rob Font (15-4-0, -172)

Last 3 Fights: Sergio Pettis (1-2-0)
2018-10-06: L vs. [#3FLY] Jussier da Silva (22-5-0) via UD (30-26, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-06-09: W vs. [#5FLY] Joseph Benavidez (26-5-0) via SD (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
2017-12-02: L vs. [#1FLY/#6DD/#6P4P] Henry Cejudo (13-2-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Rob Font (1-2-0)
2018-07-07: L vs. [#6BW] Raphael Assuncao (27-5-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2018-01-20: W vs. [#56BW] Thomas Almeida (21-3-0) via TKO (Head Kick and Punches) in 2:24 of round 2
2017-10-28: L vs. [#11BW] Pedro Munhoz (17-3-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 4:03 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Rob Font – Win%: 60.48
Elo Favorite (Standard): Sergio Pettis (1753.24) [+29.37] – Win%: 53.35
Elo Favorite (Modified): Rob Font (1715.40) [+18.67] – Win%: 52.04
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Sergio Pettis 70, Rob Font 161
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Fight Matrix Program – UFC 231: Holloway vs. Ortega (12-08-2018)

3 Dec , 2018,
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Featherweight Championship (145)
[#1/#1DD/#2P4P] Max Holloway (19-3-0, -127) vs. [#2] Brian Ortega (14-0-0, +102)
Max Holloway is the All-Time #3 ranked Featherweight and #36 ranked Absolute fighter.
Brian Ortega is the All-Time #18 ranked Featherweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Max Holloway (3-0-0)
2017-12-02: W vs. [#3FW] Jose Aldo (27-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:51 of round 3
2017-06-03: W vs. [#3FW] Jose Aldo (27-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:13 of round 3
2016-12-10: W vs. [#8LW] Anthony Pettis (21-8-0) via TKO (Kick to the Body and Punches) in 4:50 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Brian Ortega (3-0-0)
2018-03-03: W vs. [#4FW] Frankie Edgar (23-6-1) via KO (Punches) in 4:44 of round 1
2017-12-09: W vs. [#20FW] Cub Swanson (25-10-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 3:22 of round 2
2017-07-29: W vs. [#9FW] Renato Carneiro (13-1-1) via SUB in 2:59 of round 3

Odds Favorite (Implied): Max Holloway – Win%: 53.05
Elo Favorite (Standard): Max Holloway (2319.31) [+173.07] – Win%: 68.80
Elo Favorite (Modified): Max Holloway (2279.17) [+195.86] – Win%: 70.21
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Max Holloway 371, Brian Ortega 280
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Women Flyweight Championship (125)
[#1/#8DD/#9P4P] Valentina Shevchenko (15-3-0, -338) vs. [#3SW/#6DD/#5P4P] Joanna Jedrzejczyk (15-2-0, +260)
Valentina Shevchenko is the All-Time #26 ranked Women’s fighter.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk is the All-Time #4 ranked Women’s fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Valentina Shevchenko (2-1-0)
2018-02-03: W vs. [#17FLY] Priscila Cachoeira (8-1-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:25 of round 2
2017-09-09: L vs. [#1BW/#1DD/#1P4P] Amanda Nunes (16-4-0) via SD (47-48, 48-47, 48-47)
2017-01-28: W vs. [*] Julianna Pena (8-3-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 4:29 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Joanna Jedrzejczyk (1-2-0)
2018-07-28: W vs. [#11SW] Tecia Torres (10-3-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2018-04-07: L vs. [#1SW/#3DD/#2P4P] Rose Namajunas (8-3-0) via UD (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)
2017-11-04: L vs. [#1SW/#3DD/#2P4P] Rose Namajunas (8-3-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:03 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Valentina Shevchenko – Win%: 73.53
Elo Favorite (Standard): Joanna Jedrzejczyk (1729.36) [+75.56] – Win%: 58.54
Elo Favorite (Modified): Joanna Jedrzejczyk (1733.65) [+45.28] – Win%: 54.94
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Valentina Shevchenko 308, Joanna Jedrzejczyk 133
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Welterweight (170)
[#16] Alex Oliveira (20-5-1, +127) vs. [*] Gunnar Nelson (16-3-1, -150)

Last 3 Fights: Alex Oliveira (2-1-0)
2018-09-22: W vs. [#159WW] Carlo Pedersoli Jr. (11-2-0) via KO (Punches) in 0:39 of round 1
2018-04-14: W vs. [#23WW] Carlos Condit (30-12-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 3:17 of round 2
2017-12-02: L vs. [#21WW] Yancy Medeiros (15-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:02 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Gunnar Nelson (2-1-0)
2017-07-16: L vs. [#8WW] Santiago Ponzinibbio (27-3-0) via KO (Punches) in 1:22 of round 1
2017-03-18: W vs. [#44WW] Alan Jouban (16-6-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 0:46 of round 2
2016-05-08: W vs. [#38WW] Albert Tumenov (20-4-0) via Submission (Neck Crank) in 3:15 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Gunnar Nelson – Win%: 57.66
Elo Favorite (Standard): Alex Oliveira (1978.87) [+133.12] – Win%: 64.75
Elo Favorite (Modified): Alex Oliveira (1969.51) [+113.43] – Win%: 62.17
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Alex Oliveira 77, Gunnar Nelson 510
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Fight Matrix Program – UFC Fight Night 142: dos Santos vs. Tuivasa (12-02-2018)

30 Nov , 2018,
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Heavyweight (265)
[#9] Junior dos Santos (19-5-0, -155) vs. [#16] Tai Tuivasa (8-0-0, +129)
Junior dos Santos is the All-Time #6 ranked Heavyweight and #27 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Junior dos Santos (2-1-0)
2018-07-14: W vs. [#20HW+] Blagoy Ivanov (16-2-0) via UD (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)
2017-05-13: L vs. [#2HW+/#10DD/#10P4P] Stipe Miocic (18-3-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:22 of round 1
2016-04-10: W vs. [*] Ben Rothwell (36-10-0) via UD (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)

Last 3 Fights: Tai Tuivasa (3-0-0)
2018-06-09: W vs. [#28HW+] Andrei Arlovski (27-17-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-02-10: W vs. [#184HW+] Cyril Asker (9-4-0) via TKO (Punches and Elbows) in 2:18 of round 1
2017-11-18: W vs. [#269LHW] Rashad Coulter (9-4-0) via KO (Flying Knee) in 4:35 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Junior dos Santos – Win%: 58.19
Elo Favorite (Standard): Junior dos Santos (2007.00) [+344.27] – Win%: 82.82
Elo Favorite (Modified): Junior dos Santos (2030.07) [+324.79] – Win%: 80.56
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Junior dos Santos 140, Tai Tuivasa 175
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Heavyweight (265)
[#11] Mark Hunt (13-13-1, -105) vs. [#50] Justin Willis (7-1-0, -119)
Mark Hunt is the All-Time #23 ranked Heavyweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Mark Hunt (1-2-0)
2018-09-15: L vs. [#10HW+] Alexey Oleynik (59-11-1) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:26 of round 1
2018-02-10: L vs. [#6HW+] Curtis Blaydes (10-2-0) via UD (29-27, 30-26, 30-26)
2017-06-10: W vs. [#4HW+] Derrick Lewis (21-6-0) via TKO (Punches) in 3:51 of round 4

Last 3 Fights: Justin Willis (3-0-0)
2018-04-21: W vs. [#97HW+] Chase Sherman (11-6-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-12-02: W vs. [#162HW+] Allen Crowder (9-3-0) via KO (Punches) in 2:33 of round 1
2017-07-16: W vs. [*] James Mulheron (11-2-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Justin Willis – Win%: 51.47
Elo Favorite (Standard): Mark Hunt (1688.47) [+104.39] – Win%: 61.70
Elo Favorite (Modified): Mark Hunt (1736.54) [+117.90] – Win%: 62.63
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Mark Hunt 77, Justin Willis 224
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#21] Mauricio Rua (25-11-0, +355) vs. [#35] Tyson Pedro (7-2-0, -479)
Mauricio Rua is the All-Time #6 ranked Light Heavyweight and #32 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Mauricio Rua (2-1-0)
2018-07-22: L vs. [#3LHW] Anthony Smith (31-13-0) via KO (Elbow) in 1:29 of round 1
2017-03-11: W vs. [#37LHW] Gian Villante (17-10-0) via TKO in 0:59 of round 3
2016-05-14: W vs. [#4LHW] Corey Anderson (11-4-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Last 3 Fights: Tyson Pedro (1-2-0)
2018-06-23: L vs. [#16LHW] Ovince St. Preux (23-12-0) via Submission (Straight Armbar) in 2:54 of round 1
2018-02-10: W vs. [#97LHW] Saparbek Safarov (8-2-0) via Submission (Kimura) in 3:54 of round 1
2017-09-09: L vs. [#8LHW] Ilir Latifi (14-5-0) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Tyson Pedro – Win%: 79.00
Elo Favorite (Standard): Mauricio Rua (1814.54) [+283.79] – Win%: 78.52
Elo Favorite (Modified): Mauricio Rua (1801.95) [+225.82] – Win%: 72.88
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Mauricio Rua 132, Tyson Pedro 161
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Fight Matrix Program – The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale (11-30-2018)

29 Nov , 2018,
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Welterweight (170)
[#3] Rafael dos Anjos (28-10-0, 170.0lb, +218) vs. [#6] Kamaru Usman (13-1-0, 170.5lb, -274)
Rafael dos Anjos is the All-Time #30 ranked Welterweight and #30 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Rafael dos Anjos (2-1-0)
2018-06-09: L vs. [#2WW] Colby Covington (14-1-0) via UD (48-47, 48-47, 49-46)
2017-12-16: W vs. [#7WW] Robbie Lawler (28-12-0) via UD (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)
2017-09-09: W vs. [#17WW] Neil Magny (21-7-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 3:43 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Kamaru Usman (3-0-0)
2018-05-19: W vs. [#13WW] Demian Maia (25-9-0) via UD (50-45, 49-46, 49-46)
2018-01-14: W vs. [#33WW] Emil Meek (9-4-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-09-16: W vs. [#32WW] Sergio Moraes (14-3-1) via KO (Punch) in 2:48 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Kamaru Usman – Win%: 69.96
Elo Favorite (Standard): Rafael dos Anjos (2133.11) [+11.38] – Win%: 51.30
Elo Favorite (Modified): Rafael dos Anjos (2098.08) [+14.69] – Win%: 51.61
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Rafael dos Anjos 174, Kamaru Usman 195
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Heavyweight (264)
[#75] Juan Francisco Espino Dieppa (8-1-0, 260.0lb, -145) vs. [#122] Justin Frazier (10-2-0, 264.0lb, +119)

Last 3 Fights: Juan Francisco Espino Dieppa (3-0-0)
2017-10-14: W vs. [#369HW+] Martin Buday (4-1-0) via UD ()
2017-09-23: W vs. [NA] Yuri Gorbenko (11-46-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:27 of round 1
2017-07-14: W vs. [#299HW+] Dritan Barjamaj (14-16-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 1:39 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Justin Frazier (3-0-0)
2018-03-17: W vs. [#556HW+] Reggie Cato (5-3-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:37 of round 1
2017-12-29: W vs. [NA] Parnell Davis (8-6-0) via Submission (Forearm Choke) in 1:00 of round 1
2017-08-12: W vs. [#418LHW] Carlton Little Sr. (6-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:43 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Juan Francisco Espino Dieppa – Win%: 56.44
Elo Favorite (Standard): Juan Francisco Espino Dieppa (1530.78) [+47.52] – Win%: 55.40
Elo Favorite (Modified): Juan Francisco Espino Dieppa (1542.01) [+31.19] – Win%: 53.41
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Juan Francisco Espino Dieppa 412, Justin Frazier 258
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Women Featherweight (145)
[#12BW] Pannie Kianzad (10-3-0, 145.0lb, -105) vs. [#7] Macy Chiasson (2-0-0, 144.5lb, -115)

Last 3 Fights: Pannie Kianzad (2-1-0)
2018-06-09: W vs. [#79BW] Kerry Hughes (3-4-0) via UD ()
2018-05-04: W vs. [#51BW] Bianca Daimoni (7-3-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2018-01-13: L vs. [#7BW] Sarah Kaufman (20-4-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Macy Chiasson (2-0-0)
2018-05-04: W vs. [#52FW] Allison Schmidt (1-1-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-10-21: W vs. [NA] Miranda Dearing (0-1-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 1:38 of round 3

Odds Favorite (Implied): Macy Chiasson – Win%: 51.08
Elo Favorite (Standard): Pannie Kianzad (1492.20) [+116.54] – Win%: 63.00
Elo Favorite (Modified): Macy Chiasson (1561.49) [+35.03] – Win%: 53.83
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Pannie Kianzad 174, Macy Chiasson 210
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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