UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs Holland- Marion Reneau vs Macy Chiasson: Prediction and Analysis

Published 03/19/2021, 3:50 PM EDT


Marion Reneau and Macy Chiasson will butt heads in a women’s bantamweight fight in the featured prelims of UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs Holland.

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It is a clash of a veteran and a younger fighter with the winner looking to find their way up the standings of the bantamweight division of the UFC.

Reneau will make her 12th appearance inside the octagon against Chiasson. ‘The Belizean Bruiser’ has won 5 out of her 12 fights in the organization so far.

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She is currently on a 3-fight skid, dropping back-to-back decisions against the likes of Cat Zingano, Yana Kunitskaya, and Raquel Pennington respectively.

The 29-year-old Chiasson will make her 6th Octagon appearance this weekend. She has won 4 out of her 5 fights in the UFC. A decision loss to Lina Lansberg in 2019, has been her only loss in the promotion and in her career to date.

Macy Chiasson and Marion Reneau in numbers

The Fortis MMA trainee, Chiasson, has a professional record of 6-1. She has finished 4 out of her 6 wins with 2 of them coming by way of T/KO and 2 by submission. Chiasson last fought in February 2020, picking up a decision win over Shanna Young.

Wins over the likes of Gina Mazany, Sarah Moras have been her most notable wins in the UFC. She has also fought Felicia Spencer and lost a decision during her amateur fighting days.

The 43-year-old Reneau has a professional record of 9-6. She has finished 8 out of her 9 wins and has 5 T/Ko and 3 submission wins in her resume.

Wins over the likes of Sara McMann, Jessica Andrade have been her most notable triumphs in the UFC. ‘The Belizean Bruiser’ has also fought the likes of Holly Holm, Bethe Correia, and more.

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Both fighters have never been finished in their professional career as all of their combined 7 losses have come by the way of decision. They will have extra eyeballs on them as their fight will take place in the featured prelims spot of the Fight Night card.

Chiasson is not only the younger fighter by 13 years, she will also have a height advantage of 3 inches over her opponent in Reneau. And due to her age, she should be able to grind on her opponent and win a decision.

Final Prediction: Macy Chiasson by split decision.

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.

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