Vanessa Demopoulos vs. Maria Oliveira – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Vegas 65: Lewis vs. Spivac is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 19, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Vanessa “Lil Monster” Demopoulos will take on Maria “Spider-Girl” Oliveira in the Women’s Strawweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Vegas 65 card.

In this post, we will break down Vanessa Demopoulos vs. Maria Oliveira matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 34-year-old, Vanessa Demopoulos is coming in with a 8-4-2000 record. Demopoulos will be fighting for the first time since a win via split decision against Jinh Yu Frey at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot in June.

Oliveira, meanwhile, is coming off a split decision win against Gloria de Paula on June 25, 2022 at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett and holds a 13-5-0 record.

Vanessa Demopoulos vs. Maria Oliveira
5′ 2″
5′ 6″
115 lbs.
115 lbs.

Vanessa Demopoulos has an orthodox fighting stance with a 59″ reach. The 26-year-old, Maria Oliveira is an orthodox fighter with a 69″ 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.

Vanessa Demopoulos:
→ Demopoulos’s striking accuracy is 44%.
→ Demopoulos lands 3.46 significant strikes per minute.
→ Demopoulos’s takedown accuracy is 7%.
→ Demopoulos’s takedown average is 0.32 per 15 minutes.
→ Demopoulos’s takedown defense is 50%.

Demopoulos comes in with 44% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.46 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Oliveira fires at 34% accuracy, landing about 5.14 significant strikes per minute. Vanessa Demopoulos also has a 7% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.32 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Oliveira’s 0.91 takedowns and 46% takedown accuracy.

Maria Oliveira:
→ Oliveira’s striking accuracy is 34%.
→ Oliveira lands 5.14 significant strikes per minute.
→ Oliveira’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Oliveira’s takedown average is 0.91 per 15 minutes.
→ Oliveira’s takedown defense is 46%.

Maria spent on average 11:01 minutes in the Octagon and Vanessa has an average fight time of 11:51 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC Vegas 65 is live in , who do you think will win, Vanessa or Maria? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Vegas 65: Lewis vs. Spivac
November 19, 2022
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Vanessa Demopoulos vs. Maria Oliveira

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