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Dana White's Contender Series Season 7 Betting Preview: Dione Barbosa vs. Rainn Guerrero

September 5, 2023

In the forthcoming Week 5 of Dana White's Contender Series, viewers can look forward to an electrifying showdown in the women's flyweight division, as Dione Barbosa and Rainn Guerrero showcase their talents. This bout offers an intriguing betting prospect to assess the prospects of these rising contenders vying for a coveted UFC contract.

  • Location: UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Date: Tuesday September 5, 2023

  • Main Card: 8:00 PM ET

  • Watch on: ESPN+

Dione Barbosa Betting Preview

Silva Barbosa De Lima has won her previous two battles, putting her 2-2 in her most recent four battles. Her recent success was a unanimous decision over Jessica Middleton in Legacy Fighting Alliance 152, back in February earlier this year.

She has accumulated five victories, which consist of two submissions and three decisions. Both of her submissions have resulted in first round finishes and she has one loss each by knockout and decision.

She has a handful of solid battles throughout her career among various fighting leagues. Primarily, she is 2-1 in Katana Fight and 2-1 in LFA.

She is currently ranked as the 42nd best women’s pound for pound fighter in the United States. This will be put to the test as she engages in this bout.

Rainn Guerrero Betting Preview

Guerrero has earned four consecutive victories and is looking to add another. Her recent performance was a unanimous decision against Christina Marks at Fury FC 71 in November of last year.

She has established five wins that have come by one knockout, one submission, and three decisions. She has one first round finish and her only defeat has been a decision.

“Drop” has fought in a few different fighting leagues over the years. Her best performances have been with Xtreme Knockout, where she has gone 3-0.

She currently holds the 27th position for women’s pound for pound rankings in the United States. This will be interesting to see, as both fighters appear to be within reach of rankings.

Game Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

In the latest betting lines provided by MyBookie, Dione Barbosa holds a slight edge in her prospects of securing victory in the imminent match. You might want to contemplate including Barbosa in a parlay wager, combining her with other events for the evening, to potentially boost her winning potential.

  • Rainn Guerrero: +215

  • Dione Barbosa: -275

Barbosa has battled a collection of fighters with different backgrounds. While they may not have been the toughest, she at least fought against different types of fighters.

Guerrero has primarily fought against weaker opponents, especially since her last opponent had an 8-11 record. She has a good shot here, but will likely lose by decision.

Final Pick: Take Dione Barbosa to Win at -275