UFC Vegas 77 Picks - Holly Holm vs. Mayra Bueno Silva Prediction
Mayra Bueno Silva vs Holly Holm
UFC: Saturday June 15th at 10:00 PM ET
Betting Odds: -- Mayra Bueno Silva +155 / Holly Holm -180 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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Holly Holm and Mayra Bueno Silva face off in a women’s bantamweight bout for the main event of UFC Vegas 77 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Holly Holm vs Mayra Bueno Silva Odds
Holly Holm is the favorite sitting at -180 while Mayra Bueno Silva is the underdog sitting at +155. The total rounds sits at 4.5 rounds with the over paying out at -205.
Holly Holm Betting Preview
Holly Holm is hoping to get another title shot and a win in this fight will get her closer to that goal. Holm’s last fight came against Yana Santos in March of 2023 and she was able to secure the unanimous decision victory. Holm outstruck Santos 32-21 and she also had four takedowns in that fight. Two fights ago against Ketlen Vieira, she lost by split decision. Holm is averaging 3.17 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 2.77 significant strikes per minute. She is averaging 0.92 takedowns every 15 minutes and she is successful on 31 percent of her takedown attempts. She also stops 78 percent of her opponent's takedown attempts.
Mayra Bueno Silva Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is Mayra Bueno Silva who comes into this game with a 10-2-1 record overall and she has won three fights in a row. In Bueno Silva’s last fight against Lina Lansberg it was late in the second round that she locked in a kneebar and that secured the victory. Bueno Silva is averaging 4.20 significant strikes per minute while absorbing 4.71 significant strikes per minute. She is averaging 0.38 takedowns every 15 minutes and is successful on 50 percent of the takedown attempts. He also stops 67 percent of his opponents takedown attempts.
Shane’s Free Pick
Silva has a ton of power, and she’s going to put pressure on Holm early in this fight. Holm wants to keep the distance against her opponent, but she’s going to struggle to do that here against Silva. Look for Silva to land some big power shots on Holm and it’s going to be the underdog that is in control of this fight. Back Bueno Silva to pull the upset.