UFC Fight Night: Santos vs Walker- Aspen Ladd vs Macy Chiasson: Prediction and Analysis

Published 10/01/2021, 12:19 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – NOVEMBER 30: Macy Chiasson celebrates after her victory over Pannie Kianzad of Denmark during The Ultimate Fighter Finale event inside The Pearl concert theater at Palms Casino Resort on November 30, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


UFC Fight Night: Santos vs Walker will see a clash in the women’s bantamweight division go down between Aspen Ladd and Macy Chiasson. Both fighters are entering the contest on the back of a win. The two prospects of the bantamweight division will look to make a mark yet again when they square off this weekend.

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Ladd finishes Yana Kunitskaya in her last fight inside the Octagon. She was finished by Germain De Rendamie prior to that. That is her only loss as a professional to date. The former Invicta FC fighter has been triumphant in 4 of her 5 fights in the UFC.

WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 07: Aspen Ladd celebrates her TKO victory over Yana Kunitskaya of Russia in their women’s bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Capital One Arena on December 07, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

As for Chiasson, she has been fighting in the UFC since 2018. She finishes Marion Reneau in her last fight in the promotion. A decision loss to Lina Lansberg is the only defeat of her career so far. She already holds wins over the likes of Gina Mazany, Pannie Kianzad, and more in the UFC.

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LAS VEGAS, NV – MARCH 02: Gina Mazany and Macy Chiasson trade punches in their women’s bantamweight bout during the UFC 235 event at T-Mobile Arena on March 2, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC)

Both fighters have very similar records. Ladd is 9-1 with 7 finishes. 6 T/KO and 1 submission win comprise those stats for her. Chaisson is 7-1 with 4 finishes. 2 T/KO and 2 submission wins make up for her tally.

Aspen Ladd vs Macy Chiasson: Analysis

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Both ladies are two of the brightest prospects of the bantamweight division of the UFC. They will look to make a mark with a win this weekend. However, Chiasson’s pressure and endurance might be a problem for Ladd.

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA – JULY 12: Aspen Ladd poses on the scale during the UFC Fight Night weigh-ins at Golden 1 Center on July 12, 2019 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

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Chiasson might just be able to grind out a decision in a closely contested technical affair.

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Final Prediction: Macy Chiasson by decision.

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Apratim Banerjee

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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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