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We have a showdown in the Women’s Flyweight divison, as Sabina “Columbian Queen” Mazo takes on Miranda “Fear The’ Maverick. A loser of two-straight, Mazo comes into this fight needing to get back into the win column. Having won three straight prior to the losing streak, Mazo has been on a bit of a roller coaster since joining the UFC. Meanwhile, Maverick too has lost two straight. However, one of the losses came in a controversial split decision to Maycee Barber. A fight in which all twenty media members scorecards recorded by MMADecisions had Maverick winning.
As for a prediction, I have Maverick winning. While I’ve been high on Mazo’s high output striking and toughness, of late, she’s been getting outclassed. Having seen Alexis Davis land three takedowns and control Mazo for nearly nine minutes of the fifteen minute fight, the path to victory for Maverick is clear. A wrestler with evolving striker, Maverick will need to lean on her strength to avoid going toe-to-toe with the “Columbian Queen”. Given she has lost two straight, I’d suspect that Maverick will do anything in her power to get back into the win column. So with that said, I predict that Maverick wins via decision.