Top-10 women’s strawweights main event this Saturday
Original main event Mitchell vs Evloev scrapped
Grant Dawson looks to be the first to defeat Mark Madsen
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Marina Rodriguez vs Amanda Lemos - Women’s strawweight division
Neil Magny vs Daniel Rodriguez - Welterweight division
Chase Sherman vs Josh Parisian - Heavyweight division
Tagir Ulanbekov vs Nate Maness - Flyweight division
Grant Dawson vs Mark Madsen - Lightweight division
|Marina Rodriguez||TALE OF THE TAPE||Amanda Lemos|
5 ft. 6 in.
5 ft. 4 in.
Saturday’s main event pits number-three-ranked Marina Rodriguez against the number-seven-ranked Amanda Lemos.
Rodriguez is riding a four-fight winning streak heading into this contest, having most recently defeated Yan Xionan via split decision at UFC 272 last March.
She has notable wins over Mackenzie Dern and a flyweight win over Michelle Waterson.
Amanda Lemos was riding a five-fight win streak before being submitted by former champion Jessica Andrade in April.
Lemos rebounded quickly, however - defeating Michelle Waterson by submission just three months later. She earned a performance bonus for the sub.
Both women are 35 years old and have a 65-inch reach. Rodriguez - the favorite at -215 - will have a two-inch advantage in height.
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|Neil Magny||TALE OF THE TAPE||Daniel Rodriguez|
6 ft. 3 in.
Number-13-ranked welterweight Neil Magny is looking to rebound after having lost his most recent bout against Shavkat Rakhmonov by submission in June.
Prior to that loss, he had won two in a row against Geoff Neal and Max Griffin.
Daniel Rodriguez will be looking to win his fifth straight, having just beaten Li Jingliang in a controversial split decision only two months ago.
Magny is the taller man who will also have a significant six-inch reach advantage. He is listed as a -120 favorite over Rodriguez.
|Chase Sherman||TALE OF THE TAPE||Josh Parisian|
6 ft. 4 in.
6 ft. 4 in.
Chase Sherman recently snapped a four-fight losing streak and looks to win his second in a row this Saturday.
Sherman most recently defeated Jared Vanderaa via third-round TKO this past July.
Josh Parisian is 2-2 in the UFC. He is coming off of a ‘performance of the night’ TKO win over Alan Baudot.
Both men stand at equal height, with Parisian having a slight one-inch reach advantage. However, Sherman is listed as the -130 favorite.
|Tagir Ulanbekov||TALE OF THE TAPE||Nate Maness|
5 ft. 6 in.
5 ft. 10 in.
Both Tagir Ulanbekov and Nate Maness are looking to bounce back following a loss this Saturday.
After winning five straight, Ulanbekov was defeated by Tim Elliott this past March by a unanimous decision at UFC 272.
Nate Maness recently had his four-fight winning streak snapped at the hands of Umar Nurmagomedov, who defeated Maness by a unanimous decision this past Summer.
Maness will stand four inches taller than Ulanbekov and will have a two-inch reach advantage.
|Grant Dawson||TALE OF THE TAPE||Mark Madsen|
5 ft. 10 in.
5 ft. 8 in.
A rarity throughout his career thus far, undefeated fighter and Olympic silver medalist Mark Madsen finds himself as the underdog heading into Saturday night.
Listed at +185, Madsen has fought four times for the UFC - winning them all. He most recently defeated Vinc Pichel by unanimous decision at UFC 273 in April.
But the favorite, Grant Dawson, is also undefeated in the UFC - having won all seven of his promotional fights. He has one loss on his professional record, which occurred all the way back in 2016.
Dawson most recently defeated Jared Gordon via third-round submission in April.
Dawson stands two inches taller and is 10 years younger than Madsen.
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