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UFC 292 Betting Preview: Weili Zhang vs. Amanda Lemos

August 19, 2023


UFC 292 offers an exciting main card that you must not miss. As the night of fights is close to wrapping up, another great betting opportunity is the co-main women’s strawweight title fight showdown featuring current champ Weili Zhang and fifth ranked Amanda Lemos.


  • Location: TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Date: Saturday, August 19, 2023

  • Main Card: 10:00 PM EDT (PPV)

  • Prelims: 8:00 PM EDT (ESPN and ESPN+)

  • Early Prelims: 6:30 EDT (ESPN+)

Weili Zhang Betting Preview

Zhang is currently on a two-fight win streak as she approaches this event. Her last victory was a second round rear naked choke submission against Carla Esparza back in November of last year.

Her fighting resume shows that she has 23 wins that consists of 11 knockouts, eight submissions, and four decisions. 11 of her 23 victories have resulted in a first round finish and two of her three losses have come by decision.

“Magnum” has a striking accuracy of 48 percent and a takedown accuracy of 34 percent. She lands 5.79 significant strikes a minute while taking on 4.06. This ratio is aggressive, but shows a slight difference between the two averages.

Her defense against significant strikes is at 53 percent and a takedown defense at 67 percent. She also averages 1.97 takedowns and 0.45 submissions per 15 minutes of fight time.

Amanda Lemos Betting Preview

Lemos is looking to claim the belt and some positive momentum on her side with a current win streak of two. Her most recent success was a third round knockout against Marina Rodriquez back in November of last year.

Her fighting resume shows that she has 13 wins that consists of eight knockouts, three submissions, and two decisions. Eight of her 13 victories have resulted in a first round finish and she has one loss each by knockout and submission.

“Amandinha” has a striking accuracy of 57 percent and a takedown accuracy of 56 percent. She lands 4.51 significant strikes a minute while taking on 3.97. This ratio does not offer a lot of breathing room, so she must defend well in this fight.

Her defense against significant strikes is at 50 percent and a takedown defense at 85 percent. She also averages 1.12 takedowns and 0.67 submissions per 15 minutes of fight time.

Game Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

The following moneyline from MyBookie shows that Weili Zhang is a moderate favorite to win this battle. Bettors should consider adding Zhang to a parlay with other fights on the night to help maximize earning potential.


  • Amanda Lemos: +246

  • Weili Zhang: -333

  • *odds are subject to changes

Lemos can offer a great striking war, but she has issues defending at times. Look for Zhang to win this battle by a knockout.

Spooky Express Pick: Take Weili Zhang to Win at -333