Raquel Pennington vs. Marion Reneau – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC on ESPN 11: Blaydes vs. Volkov is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Raquel “Rocky” Pennington will take on Marion “The Belizean Bruiser” Reneau in the Women’s Bantamweight Bout. You can view the full UFC on ESPN 11 card.

In this post, we will break down Raquel Pennington vs. Marion Reneau matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 34-year-old, Raquel Pennington is coming in with a 10-9-0 record. Pennington will be fighting for the first time since a loss via unanimous decision against Holly Holm at UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy in January.

Reneau, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Yana Kunitskaya on January 18, 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Dos Santos and holds a 9-5-1 record.

Raquel Pennington vs. Marion Reneau
5′ 7″
5′ 6″
135 lbs.
135 lbs.

Raquel Pennington has an orthodox fighting stance with a 67″ reach. The 45-year-old, Marion Reneau is an orthodox fighter with a 68″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Pennington comes in with 46% striking accuracy, he typically lands about 3.32 significant strikes every minute. His opponent, Reneau fires at 41% accuracy, landing about 3.46 significant strikes per minute. Raquel Pennington also has a 27% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.13 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Reneau’s 0.35 takedowns and 51% takedown accuracy.

Marion spent on average 12:51 minutes in the Octagon and Raquel has an average fight time of 14:23 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC on ESPN 11 is live in , who do you think will win, Raquel or Marion? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ESPN 11: Blaydes vs. Volkov
June 20, 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Raquel Pennington vs. Marion Reneau

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