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UFC Fight Night Betting Preview: Zarah Fairn vs. Jacqueline Cavalcanti

September 2, 2023

In the upcoming UFC Fight Night, prepare for an electrifying women's showdown that promises to ignite the preliminary bouts. Witness an intriguing catchweight clash featuring Zarah Fairn and Jacqueline Cavalcanti, which should offer a thrilling betting prospect.

  • Location: Accor Arena, Paris

  • Date: Saturday, September 2, 2023

  • Main Card: 3:00 PM ET

  • Prelims: 12:00 PM ET

  • Coverage: ESPN+

Zarah Fairn Betting Preview

Fairn is still searching for her first victory in the UFC, as she is 0-3 under the promotion. Her recent defeat was a unanimous decision against Josiane Nunes at UFC 283 back in January of this year.

Among her six victories, four have been secured through knockout, all occurring in the first round, while the remaining two were decided by judges. However, in her five losses, three were determined by judges' decisions.

“Infinite" boasts a striking accuracy of 46 percent, yet her takedown record remains at zero. Notably, her significant strike output is concerning, as she registers 5.85 strikes per minute while absorbing 6.74.

Her defensive skills are commendable, with a 48 percent success rate against significant strikes and a 50 percent success rate against takedowns. Worth mentioning, she has yet to engage in ground combat in her UFC career, resulting in no recorded takedowns or submission attempts.

Jacqueline Cavalcanti Betting Preview

Cavalcanti has earned three consecutive victories in a row and is looking to impress in her UFC debut. She defeated Melissa Croden in her last fight, by unanimous decision back in April of this year at LFA 157.

She has five wins so far in her career, with three by knockout and two by decision. Two of those victories have been first round finishes and her only loss has been by decision.

In her only loss, she made her debut in the PFL against a respectable opponent. She also has a victory in the Legacy Fighting Alliance, which was her recent battle.

Cavalcanti currently is ranked as the 35th best female bantamweight in the world. This will be put on the line when makes her debut for the UFC.

Game Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

At present, Mybookie presents a selection of odds, where Jacqueline Cavalcanti holds a position as a reasonably favored contender for victory. Should you be contemplating her as your potential winner, you have the opportunity to include her in a parlay alongside other ongoing matches of the night to enhance your potential moneyline

  • Zarah Fairn: +295

  • Jacqueline Cavalcanti: -375

The market has lost faith in Fairn as she has yet to deliver a victory in the UFC. Despite being ranked as the 28th best featherweight in the world rankings, she is at a huge disadvantage based on her previous results.

Final Pick: Take Jacqueline Cavalcanti to Win at -375