Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2 Tops Saturday UFC Betting Card

Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2 Tops Saturday UFC Betting Card

August 5th, 2019 Sports Betting, UFC

At the onset of Saturday’s Fight Night is a main event rematch that has everyone talking. Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2 is the marquee matchup that is for the women’s flyweight title. In brief, Valentina Shevchenko is the defending champion that will seek revenge. To show Shevchenko lost by technical knockout to Carmouche on September 30, 2010. Since that UFC betting defeat Shevchenko has gone onto world championship status. As for Carmouche she has had mixed results since that win over Shevchenko. She still remains a top contender as evidenced by this championship shot. However, Shevchenko opened as a large chalk.

UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2

Date and Time:Saturday, August 10, 2019
Location:Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay
Fight Night UFC Betting TV Coverage:ESPN+
Fight Night UFC Betting Odds:Liz Carmouche +650 vs. Valentina Shevchenko -1000, Mike Perry +185 vs. Vicente Luque -225, Humberto Bandenay +115 vs. Luiz Garagorri -135, Ilir Latifi +130 vs. Volkan Oezdemir -150, Oskar Piechota +150 vs. Rodolfo Vieira -170, Enrique Barzola -190 vs. Bobby Moffett +165

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Valentina Shevchenko vs. Liz Carmouche

Valentina Shevchenko has a UFC betting record of 17-3. Overall, she has five knockout, seven submission, and five decision wins. Of her three losses one was by knockout and two by decision. Shevchenko is universally acclaimed as one of the top fighters in the world. Consider she is ranked 13th in the UFC pound for pound rankings. By contrast Liz Carmouche has a career record of 13-6. She has six knockout, two submission, and five decision wins. Of her six losses two were by submission and four by decision. Carmouche is currently ranked number three in the UFC flyweight rankings.

Valentina Shevchenko Recent Form

Last time out for Valentina Shevchenko was on June 8, 2019. Shevchenko faced challenger Jessica Eye in defense of her UFC flyweight title. Chicago, Illinois was the venue for Shevchenko’s second round sports betting knockout win. Prior to that on December 8, 2019 Shevchenko faced Joanna Jedrzejczyk in Toronto Ontario, Canada. Accordingly, the matchup was for the vacant UFRC women’s flyweight title. Shevchenko scored a fifth-round unanimous decision win. Following a loss to Amanda Nunes for the UFC women’s bantamweight title, Shevchenko has succeeded at flyweight. Two losses to Nunes in bantamweight forced the weight class change.

Liz Carmouche Current Form

Consequently, Liz Carmouche is coming off a third-round unanimous decision win over Lucie Pudilova on February 23, 2019. The UFC betting matchup took place in the Czech Republic. Along the same lines Carmouche put together a three round unanimous decision win over Jennifer Maia. Boise, Idaho was the venue on July 14, 2018. Commencing with Carmouche’s flyweight career was a split decision loss to Alex Davis on December 9, 2017. Fresno, California was the site of that showdown.

Shevchenko vs. Carmouche By the Numbers

On this occasion we see that Shevchenko has a 3.36 significant strikes per minute rate. Compared to that is Carmouche’s rate of just 2.49 percent. Carmouche absorbs 3.72 significant strikes per minute with Shevchenko at 3.36. Embracing a Carmouche advantage is her 3.16 takedown average per 15 minutes. Shevchenko is only at 2.06. Equally important is Carmouche’s 67% takedown accuracy. Shevchenko is at 47%. Most important of all is that Shevchenko is the proven champion with more impressive recent form.

UFC Betting Pick: Valentina Shevchenko

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