UFC 259’s fight card is stacked with some of the biggest stars in the promotion with the main event headlining the super contest between Israel Adesanya and Jan Blachowicz.
Along with this, the co-main event features the G.O.A.T of UFC women’s division and two-division champion Amanda Nunes putting her featherweight title on the line against Megan Anderson. Here is the Nunes vs Anderson prediction and preview.
UFC 259: Amanda Nunes vs Megan Anderson Preview
Amanda Nunes is no doubt one of the biggest names in the UFC women’s division. She won the UFC women’s Bantamweight title by defeating Meisha Tate and after that defended it against some of the biggest names in the division such as Ronda Rousey, Valentina Shevchenko, and Germaine De Randamie.
After this Nunes challenged Cris Cyborg for UFC women’s featherweight championship and knocked her out in just 51 seconds of the very first round. With this win, she became the first two-division UFC women champion.
‘The Lioness’ last fought against Felicia Spencer at UFC 250 and now she is ready to add one more title defense in her list of greatness. On the other hand, Megan Anderson is one of the rising contenders in the Flyweight division.
She is currently ranked number 3 in the division and carves her way to the title shot by tearing out the entire division. Anderson is on a two-fight win streak with her latest win coming against Norma Dumont Viana on UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs Figueiredo.
UFC 259: Amanda Nunes vs Megan Anderson Prediction
There is no doubt in this thing that Amanda Nunes is the crowd favorite in this fight with betting odds hugely in her favor. Nunes is having betting odds of -1250 in her favor. Megan Anderson is a huge underdog in this fight with betting odds of +750 in her favor.
Amanda is going to be the toughest challenge Megan has ever faced but can Megan be the kryptonite for Nunes and hold one of her titles. We only need a couple of more sleep to find this out.
Expected Result: Amanda Nunes def Megan Anderson