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UFC on ESPN 60 Preview: Amanda Lemos vs. Virna Jandiroba Prediction, Odds, and Picks (July 20)

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  • Lemos vs. Jandiroba odds suggest the UFC on ESPN 60 main event will be a close battle.
  • Virna Jandiroba (20-3) is seen as a slight favorite to win on July 20.
  • Our prediction is that Amanda Lemos (14-3-1) will put on a good fight.

Amanda Lemos vs. Virna Jandiroba is a fight between the No. 3 and the No. 5 fighter in the UFC women’s strawweight rankings. The bout will serve as the main event of UFC on ESPN 60 (a.k.a.  UFC Vegas 94), which is scheduled for July 20, 2024, at UFC Apex in Vegas.

Amanda Lemos vs. Virna Jandiroba Odds

MoneylineOdds
Amanda Lemos+113
Virna Jandiroba-133

When, Where, and How to Watch?

  • Place: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Date: Saturday, July 20, 2024
  • Time: ~10:00 p.m. ET
  • How to Watch: ESPN

Fight Preview

Amanda Lemos is a prolific striker who lands 3.43 significant strikes per minute on average. She also gets hit quite a lot (4.21 per 60 seconds), but she doesn’t seem to mind. After all, she only has one loss by knockout/technical knockout in her portfolio, and it happened back in 2017 when she was still fighting in the women’s bantamweight division.

Since moving to strawweight, she’s 8-2 overall, with three wins by KO/TKO, three by decision, and two by submission. One of her losses in this weight class was a submission loss to Jessica Andrade, which was later voted the submission of the year.  

Lemos’s other loss in the 115-pound division happened against Zhang Weili in the fight for the title. It happened last year and was a dominant performance by the Chinese fighter who landed 6 takedowns that evening.

Wrestling is a sort of Achilles’ heel for Lemos, which is probably why UFC on ESPN 60 odds favor Virna Jandiroba to win on July 20. Not only does Jandiroba land 2.36 takedowns per 15 minutes, but she’s also incredibly dangerous on the floor/in the clinch. In fact, 13 of her 20 wins happened by submission.


Lemos vs. Jandiroba Prediction

Our Amanda Lemos vs. Virna Jandiroba prediction is that one of them will finish the other. Lemos is a great striker who’s tied for most finishes in the women’s strawweight division of the UFC. However, we don’t think she can KO/TKO Jandiroba.

Jandiroba is a tough fighter who knows how to box. But her path to victory in this fight is clear – she needs to take Lemos down and finish her by submission.

Free Pick:

  • Virna Jandiroba by Submission
Annie Adkins
Contributor Annie is a seasoned veteran in sports betting and has been working in the industry for over 7 years. Her goal of educating others and sharing her knowledge on the topic has brought her to VegasOdds.com where she regularly contributes to our cornerstone guides and news to help readers improve their sports betting game. If you don’t find her writing, you can bet she’ll be studying sports stats!