Josiane Nunes vs Ramona Pascual UFC fight info, date and time
Josiane Nunes vs Ramona Pascual is set to go down at UFC Vegas 49: Makhachev vs. Green at 5:00pm EST on Saturday 26th February 2022 in a 135lbs matchup.
Josiane Nunes emerged triumphant on her UFC debut with a first-round knockout victory over Bea Malecki in August.
Ramona Pascual was signed by the UFC just days ago to step in for this fight. Pascual will be making her debut after last fighting in Invicta FC.
Josiane Nunes vs Ramona Pascual betting odds
Josiane Nunes will open as the betting favorite with opening odds of -310.
Ramona Pascual is the betting underdog with opening odds of +260.
Josiane Nunes vs Ramona Pascual was first reported on February 18th, less than 10 days before the fight will take place.
Nunes was initially scheduled to fight Yanan Wu before her opponent pulled out with a torn MCL. Her replacement, Jennifer Gonzalez, also dropped out of the fight.
This scrap will be on the prelims of UFC Vegas 49.
Josiane Nunes made short work of her UFC debut with a first-round knockout against Bea Malecki.
This made it 7 wins on the trot for Nunes, who was finished all but one of her MMA wins via knockout.
Ramona Pascual is on a three-fight win streak, with each victory coming by way of knockout.
Pascual last fought in Invicta FC and finished her opponent inside one round. Fighting out of Hong Kong, Pascual trains at Syndicate MMA in Las Vegas.
How they match up
Ramona Pascual is the taller fighter at 5”6 while Josiane Nunes is 5”2.
However, both fighters will have an identical reach.
Pascual is considerably older than her opponent at 33 years old, with Nunes just 27.
Reasons to watch
This will be an explosive matchup between two dangerous strikers. Nunes proved in her UFC debut that she can shut the lights out at any moment. Pascual also has an impressive finishing rate and uses her length well in the standup exchanges.
Ramona Pascual is making her UFC debut against a highly-touted prospect. A win here would immediately put her name on the map in the Bantamweight Division.
Josiane Nunes is the sizeable favorite in this one and looks to build on her show-stopping debut. Another impressive win and she could stake her claim to a Top 15 opponent next.
Josiane Nunes vs Ramona Pascual predictions
The oddsmakers’ predictions see Josiane Nunes as the clear favorite. However, when short-notice opponents are involved, predictions are a lot harder to make.
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Josiane Nunes vs Ramona Pascual tale of the tape
- Significant 4 year age difference: Nunes is the younger fighter at 28 years old.
- Nunes has a slight 1 inch reach advantage.
- Nunes has 1 more professional MMA fights than Pascual.
Ramona Pascual fighter profile and recent form
Ramona Pascual is a 32 year old female fighter from Hong Kong with 6 pro wins and 2 losses. See Ramona Pascual’s full MMA record.
Ramona Pascual has a 84% finish rate, including 4 by knockout, 1 by submission, 1 by decision.
Ramona Pascual is currently riding a 4 fight win streak.
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Last 5 bouts
|Invicta FC 45
|iKon Fighting Federation 7
|WLF W.A.R.S. 40
|Seo Woo Jin
|Road FC 45
|E-1 World Championship
Josiane “Josi” Nunes fighter profile and recent form
Josiane Nunes is a 28 year old female fighter from Brazil with 8 pro wins and 1 losses. See Josiane Nunes’s full MMA record.
Josiane Nunes has a 88% finish rate, including 7 by knockout, 1 by decision.
Josiane Nunes is currently riding a 7 fight win streak.
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Last 5 bouts
|UFC Fight Night
|Forze FC 1
|Katana Fight 10
|Curitiba Top Fight 12
|Sicario MMA 4
Who is fighting tonight in the UFC?
Josiane Nunes vs Ramona Pascual is set to go down at UFC Vegas 49 – Makhachev vs. Green. The fight is expected to start at around 5:00pm EST on Saturday 26th February 2022.
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