UFC Fight Night 206: Mayra Bueno Silva vs. Wu Yanan Picks and Predictions

Wu Yanan vs. Mayra Bueno Silva

UFC: Saturday, April 16th at 8:30 PM ET

The Line: -- Wu Yanan +350 /Mayra Bueno Silva -450 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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Mayra Bueno Silva and Wu Yanan face off on Saturday in a women’s bantamweight showdown in the main card of UFC Fight NIght 206 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. 

Mayra Bueno Silva comes into this fight with a 7-2-1 record overall and over her last three fights she has one win, one loss, and one draw. Bueno Silva’s last fight came against Manon Fiorot in October of 2021 and she was dominated in that fight. She was outstruck 91-48 and also taken down twice in that fight. Bueno Silva is averaging 3.82 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 5.22 significant strikes per minute. She wants to keep the fight on the feet and is averaging 0.0 takedowns every 15 minutes. She is also stopping 71 percent of her opponents takedown attempts. Bueno Silva will go after submission attempts and is averaging 1.1 attempts every 15 minutes. Her last win was in September of 2020 by armbar. 

On the other side of this fight is Wu Yanan and she has a 12-4 record overall but has lost two fights in a row. Her last fight came against Joselyne Edwards in January of 2021 and she was outstruck by 30 and that led to the loss. Yanan’s last win came against Lauren Mueller back in November of 2018 and that was a win by armbar. Yanan is averaging 4.51 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 4.82 significant strikes per minute. Yanan is averaging 0.61 takedowns every 15 minutes but she is only successful on 22 percent of her takedown attempts. She also stops 66 percent of her opponents takedowns attempts. 

Bueno Silva has proven that she is a finisher and she is taking a big step down going against Yanan. Look for Silva to put Yanan in a bad position and she is going to lock in a submission and finish the fight that way. Back Bueno Silva by submission.

Shane’s Pick Mayra Bueno Silva by Submission

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