Bethe Correia vs Irene Aldana UFC 227 Pick, Preview, Odds, Prediction - 8/4/18
Irene Aldana vs Bethe Correia
UFC: Saturday, August 4, 2018 (Staples Center)
The Line: Correia +250/ Aldana -350 Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
Mexican fighter, Irene Aldana, has been looking good recently as she impressed in her past few fights. Aldana will look to continue her good for at UFC 227 as she takes on Bethe Correia from Brazil. Both fighters are known for their aggressive styles and that should mean that we will be able to witness an intense and exciting MMA fight.
Bethe Correia once had a record of 9 wins and 0 losses but things have changed drastically for the Brazilian fighter as she has only 1 of her last 5 fights. Bethe Correia will enter this fight with a record of 10 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw. While this is still a good record, she will know that things will need to improve if she wishes to return to the category where she can challenge for titles. It has been more than one year since Bethe Correia last fought and that is a long time to be out of the ring. Her last fight was a loss to Holly Holm where she was knocked out in the third round. It will be interesting to see if the Brazilian has fully recovered from that loss and to see what condition she will be as she returns to the octagon after her year-long absence.
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On the other side of the ring, Irene Aldana is coming off a win at UFC Fight Night 124 in January of this year. The Mexican looked good in that fight and she will feel that she is moving up in the ranks. This will be a good chance of Aldana to beat one of the well-known fighters in the UFC and I am sure she will be excited at that prospect. Bethe Correia in known to use the cage to her advantage so I am sure Aldana will be looking to ensure this fight remains closer to the center of the octagon.
While Bethe Correia is a great fighter, I am going to go against the Brazilian and predict that Irene Aldana will win this fight. The Mexican is in great form and I think she has momentum in her favor. We are getting a good price to wager on Irene Aldana winning so that is the bet I am going to suggest.