n a ladies’ strawweight session in the headliner, Amanda Lemos and Jessica Andrade meet Saturday at UFC Vegas 52 — otherwise called UFC Fight Night 205 — at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Underneath, we examine the UFC Vegas 52 Lemos versus Andrade chances and lines, with picks and expectations.
The battles can be seen on ESPN+ with the prelims beginning at 6 p.m. ET and the principle card starting at 9 p.m. ET.
Lemos heads to the octagon with a three-inch level benefit and a three-inch arrive at advantage, however the southpaw doesn’t have the experience of her Brazilian partner.
The 30-year-old Andrade, a.k.a. “Bate Estaca”, is a 5-foot-1, 115-pound bundle of fierceness. While she is 2-3 across the beyond five battles, two of those misfortunes were in title sessions, and all of the battles has been against huge names. She dropped Cynthia Calvillo with a first-round knockout at UFC 266 in September to return after a title-losing KO/TKO rout in the second round against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 26 in April 2021.
She had a first-round KO/TKO of veteran Katlyn Chookagian, before a couple of misfortunes to Rose Namajunas and Zhang Weili in her three sessions earlier, tracing all the way back to August 2019. Six of her last seven battles have completed inside the distance, remembering four for Round 1, so have your tidbits and refreshments prepared before the chime or you could miss the whole battle.
Lemos has won her last five battles since losing her UFC presentation to Leslie Smith in July 2017 by means of KO/TKO. Nonetheless, except for a split-choice win throughout Angela Hill last break, the opposition has generally been a lot of tomato jars. A turn Andrade is a significant move forward in contest.
The southpaw Lemos has 5.35 huge strikes landed each moment contrasted with 6.24 for Andrade. The previous champion likewise has a 2.90 takedown normal and a slight 0.38-to-0.33 accommodation normal benefit.