Katlyn Cerminara vs Maycee Barber Prediction UFC Picks 3/9

Katlyn Cerminara vs Maycee Barber Prediction UFC Picks 3/9

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UFC 299: O'Malley vs. Vera 2 - Katlyn Cerminara vs. Maycee Barber Preview and Prediction

Get ready for an electrifying women's flyweight showdown as Katlyn "Blonde Fighter" Cerminara takes on Maycee "The Future" Barber at UFC 299. This anticipated clash is set to captivate audiences at the Kaseya Center in Miami, FL on March 9, 2024. Let's delve into the fighters' backgrounds, recent performances, and our final prediction.

 

Katlyn Cerminara - Renzo Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

  • Height/Weight: 5' 9", 125 lbs
  • Record: 18-5-0 (2 TKO, 1 SUB)
  • Team: Renzo Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
  • Nickname: Blonde Fighter
  • Stance: Orthodox

Strengths:

Katlyn "Blonde Fighter" Cerminara possesses a diverse skill set with a background in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under the renowned Renzo Gracie. Cerminara's ability to seamlessly transition between striking and grappling makes her a formidable opponent in the women's flyweight division.

Recent Performance:

Cerminara is coming off a hard-fought unanimous decision loss to Manon Fiorot at UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev. Despite the defeat, Cerminara showcased her resilience and technical prowess throughout the three-round battle.

 

Maycee Barber - Fort Collins Martial Arts

  • Height/Weight: 5' 5", 125 lbs
  • Record: 13-2-0 (6 TKO, 2 SUB)
  • Team: Fort Collins Martial Arts
  • Nickname: The Future
  • Stance: Switch

Strengths:

Maycee "The Future" Barber is known for her aggressive fighting style and knockout power, with six of her victories coming by way of TKO. Barber's ability to dictate the pace of the fight and impose her will on opponents has earned her recognition as a rising star in the women's flyweight division.

Recent Performance:

Barber secured a stunning KO/TKO victory over Amanda Ribas at UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs. Topuria, showcasing her striking prowess and finishing ability in the second round.

 

Prediction:

While Maycee Barber presents a formidable challenge with her aggressive style and knockout power, Katlyn Cerminara's technical proficiency and grappling expertise give her the edge in this matchup. Cerminara's ability to control the pace of the fight and capitalize on openings with her submission game makes her a threat to Barber's striking-oriented approach. Expect Cerminara to utilize her grappling advantage to nullify Barber's offense and secure a hard-earned decision victory, showcasing her resilience and skill inside the Octagon.

 

Pick: Katlyn Cerminara ML +175

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