A pair of Top-10 women’s flyweights do battle on the undercard when Roxanne Modafferi takes on Lauren Murphy on Saturday night on UFC on ESPN 11 live from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Modafferi is one of the most experienced women’s MMA fighters in history with a 24-16 record. She’s 3-3 in the UFC, and defeated Maycee Barber in January. The No. 6-ranked competitor in the division, “The Happy Warrior” has nine stoppages in her 24 victories. She throws 3.98 strikes per minute in UFC bouts, but absorbs plenty at 6.83 as well.
Murphy is a year younger than her opponent at 36, is ranked one spot lower at #7, and is 12-4 career with eight knockouts. She’s 4-4 in the UFC, winning her last two fights over Mara Romero Borella and Andrea Lee. “Lucky” lands 3.76 strikes per minute, and averages 1.03 takedowns per 15 minutes in the octagon.
Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Roxanne Modafferi vs. Lauren Murphy at UFC on ESPN 11 on June 20th:
Money line odds
Roxanne Modafferi: -150
Lauren Murphy: +120
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