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The Main event comes in the Women’s Flyweight division, as Amanda “Amandinha” Lemos and Jessica “Bate Estaca” Andrade throw down in a pivotal fight. In 2017, Lemos debuted against Leslie Smith. In what was a losing effort, it would be the last time Lemos tasted defeat. Stringing together five consecutive wins, three via stoppage, Lemos has catapulted herself into the top ten. With a main event slot against a former champion, the opportunity for Lemos to make herself known in the title discussion hangs in the balance. Meanwhile, Andrade returns to the Strawweight division after going 2-1 at Flyweight. Looking to re-establish herself in the division where she once was Champion, Andrade will look to use Lemos’ as a stepping stone back to the title.
As for a prediction, I have Andrade winning. To me, this fight comes down to if Lemos can put Andrade out early. With the best knockdown average, shortest fight time average and most knockdowns (five) in the Flyweight division, it’s very plausible to see Lemos doing such. However, none of the fighters that Lemos has faced is in the top ten. They are more less, with the exception of Hill, near the bottom of the division. On the other hand, Andrade has fought only the toughest of foes. Her last four losses alone, have come against former and current champions. With exceptional striking, strength, cardio and good wrestling, Andrade is the complete package. As long as Andrade stays away from brawling with Lemos early, the fight will dramatically shift towards her by round three. Having fought five rounds before, Andrade is fully capable of being in deep water. Lemos however, I don’t believe is. So with that said, I predict that Andrade will win via TKO.