Pannie Kianzad vs Macy Chiasson Prediction UFC Picks 3/16

Pannie Kianzad vs Macy Chiasson Prediction UFC Picks 3/16

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UFC Fight Night: Tuivasa vs. Tybura - Pannie Kianzad vs. Macy Chiasson Preview and Prediction

Prepare for an intense showdown as Pannie Kianzad faces off against Macy Chiasson at UFC Fight Night: Tuivasa vs. Tybura, set to ignite the octagon at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV on March 16, 2024. This women's bantamweight clash promises excitement as two skilled fighters aim for victory. Let's delve into their backgrounds, recent performances, and make a prediction for this highly anticipated bout.

 

Pannie Kianzad - Arte Suave Copenhagen

  • Height/Weight: 5' 7", 136 lbs
  • Record: 17-7-0 (3 TKO, 0 SUB)
  • Team: Arte Suave Copenhagen
  • Nickname: Banzai
  • Stance: Orthodox

Strengths:

Pannie Kianzad is a seasoned fighter known for her well-rounded skills. With a record of 17 wins, she possesses a wealth of experience in the octagon. Kianzad's ability to maintain control throughout the fight and her precise striking make her a formidable opponent.

Weaknesses:

Despite her skill set, Kianzad has faced challenges in securing submissions, with no submission victories to her name. Against Chiasson, she must be cautious in grappling exchanges and focus on utilizing her striking prowess to control the fight.

 

Macy Chiasson - Fortis MMA

  • Height/Weight: 5' 11", 135 lbs
  • Record: 9-3-0 (3 TKO, 2 SUB)
  • Team: Fortis MMA
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Stance: Orthodox

Strengths:

Macy Chiasson is a skilled fighter with a diverse arsenal of techniques. With victories both via striking and submissions, Chiasson possesses the ability to adapt to various fight scenarios. Her height and reach advantage often play a significant role in dictating the pace of the fight.

Weaknesses:

Chiasson has shown vulnerabilities in her recent fights, particularly in grappling exchanges. Her loss to Irene Aldana highlighted her susceptibility to submissions. Against Kianzad, Chiasson must be wary of ground engagements and focus on maintaining distance to utilize her striking effectively.

 

Prediction:

In what promises to be an intriguing matchup, both fighters bring unique strengths to the octagon. However, Macy Chiasson holds a slight edge with her diverse skill set and adaptability. Considering the odds of -110 for a decision or technical decision victory, expect Chiasson to utilize her reach advantage to control the fight from a distance, leading to a tactical battle. Kianzad's experience may keep her competitive, but Chiasson's ability to maintain distance and land significant strikes should earn her a decision victory.

 

Pick: Macy Chiasson to win by decision or technical decision (-110)

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