UFC on ESPN 28: Cheyanne Buys vs. Gloria De Paula Picks and Predictions
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Glorida De Paula vs. Cheyanne Buys
UFC: Saturday, July 31st at 9:00 PM ET
The Line: -- Glorida De Paula +165 / Cheyanne Buys -195 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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Cheyanne Buys and Gloria De Paula face off on Saturday in a women’s strawweight bout in a main card showdown at UFC on ESPN 28 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Cheyanne Buys comes into this game with a 5-2 record overall and since coming into the UFC he has a 1-1 record. Buys opened up her UFC career with a win against Hilarie Rose but in the last fight against Montserrat Conejo in March of 2021, and that was a loss. Buys was taken down four times in that fight and she was also outstruck 31-15. Buys is currently averaging 4.10 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 1.67 significant strikes per minute. Buys wants to keep the fight on the feet and has never had a takedown in the UFC. Buys also stops 60 percent of her opponents' takedown attempts.
Gloria De Paula comes into this fight with a 5-3 record overall and since coming into the UFC she has a 1-1 record overall. De Paula comes into this fight averaging 3.33 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 1.20 significant strikes per minute. De Paula also likes to keep the fight on the feet and has never had a takedown in the UFC. de Paula is also stopping 71 percent of her opponents' takedown attempts. De Paula is also averaging 1.0 submission attempts every 15 minutes.
This is a real toss-up in terms of who’s going to come away with a victory, and when that is the case, there is a great value with the underdog. Look for Gloria De Paula to come away with the big upset.