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We have a rare Women’s Featherweight clash, as Norma Dumont takes on promotional newcomer Danyelle Wolf. Coming off a split decision defeat to Macy Chiasson, Dumont saw a three-fight win streak halted. More importantly though, the loss ended what could of been justified as a warranted title shot against Amanda Nunes. Meanwhile, Wolf will finally make her octagon debut after making her mixed martial arts debut on Dana White’s Contender Series in 2020. A former boxer, Wolf at 39 years old doesn’t seem likely to be around the sport for too long. Yet, with a victory over Dumont, could find herself fastracked to a title shot.
One of the bigger mismatches on the card, I’m very bullish on Wolf’s chances to win this fight. Not only is father time against her, but it’s been two years since she fought in her mixed martial arts debut. A fight that was close and could of easily gone the other way. With a 30-14 boxing record, Wolf brings forth exceptional experience on the feet. However, what I found fascinating, is that she has won none of those fights via knockout. With little power to speak of, as well as the lack of mixed martial arts experience, it’s hard to back Wolf. Especially against Dumont, who is mainly a striker, but has quietly landed a takedown in four of her five fights inside the octagon. In this particular fight, one takedown probably will be the end of Wolf, who’s ground skills are rudimentary at best. So with that said, I predict that Dumont will win via submission.