Maycee Barber is an underdog vs Amanda Ribas at UFC on ABC 5

Ribas vs Barber Odds & Pick: A Fresh Flyweight Fight

UFC on ABC 5, headlined by Ilia Topuria and Josh Emmett, takes place Saturday in Jacksonville, Florida. Beyond the excellent main event, we will also see top female flyweight contenders Maycee Barber and Amanda Ribas settle their differences in the co-main slot.

The Ribas vs Barber bout takes place at the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena, where prelims begin at 12 noon ET, while the main card begins at 3 p.m.

The Brazilian Ribas is a -188 favorite. 

UFC on ABC 5: Ribas vs Barber Betting Odds

Ribas vs Barber Odds
Amanda Ribas-188
Maycee Barber+162

Odds as of June 20

Per our odds calculator, a $100 bet on Ribas at -188 (65.28% implied chance) pays out $153.19. The same $100 on Barber at +162 (38.17% implied chance) pays out $262.

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  • Date/Time: June 24, 12 p.m. ET
  • Location: Jacksonville, Florida
  • Arena: Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena
  • Where to Watch: ABC, ESPN, Cable Provider

UFC on ABC 5: Emmett vs Topuria Full Card & Betting Odds

Here's Saturday's lineup in Jacksonville.

UFC on ABC 5: Emmett vs Topuria Fight Card Odds
  • Main Card
  • Featherweight Main Event – Ilia Topuria (-400) vs Josh Emmett (+300)
  • Women's Flyweight – Amanda Ribas (-188) vs Maycee Barber (+162)
  • Heavyweight – Justin Tafa (-175) vs Austen Lane (+150)
  • Featherweight – David Onama (+187) vs Gabriel Santos (-225)
  • Middleweight – Brendan Allen (-175) vs Bruno Silva (+150)
  • Prelims
  • Welterweight – Neil Magny (-160) vs Philip Rowe (+130)
  • Welterweight – Randy Brown (-250) vs Wellington Turman (+200)
  • Lightweight – Mateusz Rebecki (-150) vs Loik Radzhabov (+125)
  • Women's Strawweight – Tabatha Ricci (-138) vs Gillian Robertson (+110)
  • Flyweight – Zhalgas Zhumagulov (-175) vs Joshua Van (+150)
  • Lightweight – Trevor Peek (-125) vs Chepe Mariscal (+100)
  • Featherweight – Jamall Emmers (-200) vs Jack Jenkins (+170)
  • Flyweight – Tatsuro Taira (-275) vs Kleydson Rodrigues (+225)
  • Middleweight – Cody Brundage (-175) vs Sedriques Dumas (+150)

Odds as of June 20

Amanda Ribas vs Maycee Barber Tale Of The Tape

FighterAmanda RibasMaycee Barber
Record11-3 (6-2 UFC)12-2 (7-2 UFC)
Avg. Fight Time11:1812:14
Sig. Strikes Per Minute4.804.27
Sig. Strikes Absorbed Per Minute2.652.63
Takedowns Per 15 Minutes2.161.23
Takedown Accuracy52%37%
Takedown Defense88%47%

Ribas vs Barber Preview: Who Will Win?

These two ladies are more evenly matched than people might think.

How Barber Wins

Barber has tons of experience for a 25-year-old. She began on Dana White's Contender Series and started her UFC career with three straight stoppage victories. Since then, things have quieted down, but "The Future" is still a top-notch flyweight.

She's big for the weight class and packs a good punch with her straights and hooks. Ribas has a breakable chin, so I'll watch for Barber to win the way she attacked J.J. Aldrich back in 2019: come out firing and don't stop, even as your opponent tries to clinch or wrestle. 

How Ribas Wins

The happy-go-lucky Brazilian has lost two of her last four but bounced back nicely vs Viviane Araujo at UFC 285. Ribas is a bit of a spazz on the feet, but once she settles in, things tend to go well for her.

She wins this fight by staying calm and allowing the striking to set up her wrestling. If she finds a rhythm with her punches moving forward, she can keep Barber on the defensive. From there, it's a takedown and control time.

Amanda Ribas vs maycee Barber Pick

I'll take Ribas to win. Grab her by decision for more value.

Pick: Ribas to win by decision (TBD)

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