With a knockout earn apiece less than their belts, UFC Heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic, and previous double winner, Daniel Cormier ,will finish their rivalry this Saturday evening (Aug. 15, 2020) with a rubber match at UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC 252 will also aspect two of the Bantamweight division’s most fearsome finishers, Sean O’Malley and Marlon Vera, duking it out with a prospective spot in the contender queue on the line, as well as Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Junior dos Santos in a clash of elite knockout devices.
What Went Incorrect at UFC Vegas 6?
Nothing, unless you depend a lack of ambition. Irrespective of chickening out on recommending Gavin Tucker, Yana Kunitskaya and Chris Weidman, the night went off without having a hitch, with each individual fighter in the line up not only defeating — but dominantly ending — their respective opponents. Let us have much more of that, remember to.
UFC 252 Odds For The Underneath Card:
Vinc Pichel (-120) vs. Jim Miller (EVEN)
Livinha Souza (-155) vs. Ashley Yoder (+135)
Herbert Burns (-270) vs. Daniel Pineda (+230)
Virna Jandiroba (-300) vs. Felice Herrig (+250)
T.J. Brown (-160) vs. Danny Chavez (+140)
Parker Porter (-125) vs. Chris Daukaus (+105)
Kai Kamaka III (N/A) vs. Tony Kelley (N/A)
Ideas: It is not the most jam-packed line up I have ever observed, but we can squeeze some blood from this stone. To do so, we ought to when once more lean on the girls: Livinha Souza and Virna Jandiroba.
Right after seeing her wreck store in Invicta, seeing Souza’s final two Octagon bouts has been an workout in aggravation. She is an immensely qualified fighter, but would seem useless-set on sabotaging herself with very poor gameplans. Thankfully for her, even a rough performance need to be ample to have her previous Yoder, who is nowhere in the vicinity of the physical menace Brianna Van Buren is and lacks the wrestling to overpower Souza’s judo.
In small, Souza palms Yoder her fifth expert defeat with no much too considerably concern.
Felice Herrig is coming off of a torn ACL, hasn’t fought considering that 2018 and is up versus just one of the very best wrestlers in the division. A peculiar knack for upsets isn’t ample towards a grappler of this caliber, and even individuals lopsided odds are not sufficient to hold Jandiroba off of the recommendation record.
Also, just due to the fact I’m even now kicking myself for not pulling the induce on a couple of bets past 7 days, set a bit down on Herbert Burns and Chris Daukaus. That’s because Burns is far too good a submission artist for Daniel Pineda to cope with and Daukaus has a notable edge in boxing towards Parker Porter.
UFC 252 Odds For The Key Card:
Daniel Cormier (-120) vs. Stipe Miocic (EVEN)
Sean O’Malley (-320) vs. Marlon Vera (+260)
Jairzinho Rozenstruik (-140) vs. Junior Dos Santos (+120)
Merab Dvalishvili (-220) vs. John Dodson (+180)
Ideas: I do not see the logic in Stipe Miocic staying a slight underdog just after winning their previous fight. Certain, Daniel Cormier was in manage for most of the rematch, but Miocic produced a critical adjustment to pull out the earn, and there is no explanation to imagine he’ll abandon the body shots that proved so telling past time. Furthermore, Cormier has consistently been susceptible to entire body and leg attacks during his profession, creating it not likely that he can make the changes required to stay clear of a repeat. Incorporate that to the truth that Cormier is now 41 and you have acquired a recipe for Miocic successful the collection 2-1.
As much as I love dos Santos, I can no for a longer period believe in him to execute in winnable match ups. His defensive lapses are far more popular than at any time and he’s misplaced the longevity and reflexes needed to survive the greater variety of punches he usually takes. Crimson flags abound in opposition to a kickboxing energy-puncher of this caliber having said that, Rozenstruik did sleepwalk through 4.99 rounds from Overeem, so do not place a large amount down, but do be in posture to advantage.
UFC 252 Most effective Bets:
- Parlay — Livinha Souza and Virna Jandiroba: Bet $50 to make $59.50
- Parlay — Herbert Burns and Chris Daukaus: Guess $30 to make $54.30
- Parlay — Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Stipe Miocic: Guess $30 to make $72.90
- Parlay — Virna Jandiroba and Stipe Miocic: Wager $40 to make $66.80
UFC 252 features two Heavyweight slugfests and two all-out Bantamweight wars? Indication me up. See you Saturday, Maniacs!
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