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UFC on ESPN 34: Alateng vs Croom 04/16/2022 Picks, Preview and Game Spread

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UFC on ESPN 34 Alateng vs Croom 04-16-2022 Picks Preview and Game Spread

UFC on ESPN 34: Alateng vs Croom 04/16/2022 –

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to excite its fans once again this month with UFC on ESPN 3. This event will be commencing this Saturday, April 15 and will be at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The best way to witness the bouts is by subscribing to Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass.

Headlining the event will be a rematch between two top welterweights as Belal Muhammad goes up against Vicente Luque. Kevin Croom will be opening up the event as he fights Alatengheili at bantamweight.

According to UFC fight odds, Kevin Croom is going to be the underdog pick against Alatangheili in this match.

UFC on ESPN 34: Alateng vs Croom 04/16/2022

When:Saturday, April 16, 5:30 PM ET
Where:UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 34: Alateng vs Croom 04/16/2022 Odds

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Heili Alateng-170Kevin Croom+150

Heili Alateng

Alatangheili or better known as his English name, Heili Alateng, came all the way from Beijing, China to be in this fight. He has been polishing his MMA skills at Fight Ready and will represent them in this match.

Alateng is known as “The Mongolian Knight” whenever he competes in MMA and this five-foot-six fighter competes at bantamweight. His professional record is 14-8 and half of his wins came from decisions.

After tasting his first loss in the UFC at the hands of Casey Kenney, Alateng had a tough break in his next bout against Gustavo Lopez resulting to a rare unanimous draw. This fighter has already won twice in the organization against Batgerel Danaa and Ryan Benoit.

Kevin Croom

Kevin Croom is known by his ring name “Crash” and this fighter’s hometown is located in Columbia, Missouri in the United States. Glory MMA & Fitness has been responsible for given Croom direction in his fighting career.

Croom is a 34-year-old fighter that has been more familiar with competing in the featherweight division. His record now stands at 21-14 while those wins are divided into 10 submissions, six knockouts and five decisions.

It has been a tough stretch for Croom upon entering the UFC. His debut fight against Roosevelt Roberts ended in a no-contest and he lost back-to-back against Alex Caceres and the most recent was with Brian Kelleher.

Alateng vs Croom Betting Numbers

Record14-8-221-14-0 (1 NC)
Last FightDrawLoss
CountryMongoliaUnited States
Weight (lbs)135135
Reach (in)6673
Win by KO/TKO29%29%
Win by Submission21%48%
Strikes landed per minute2.752.65
Striking accuracy32%35%
Striking absorbed per minute5.102.88
Striking defense58%41%
Takedown average1.750.49
Takedown accuracy33%5%
Takedown defense72%30%
Submission average0.000.50

Alateng vs Croom Betting Picks

With the way that Heili Alatang has been competing lately in the UFC, the Mongolian fighter is seen in the best online sportsbook to win against Kevin Croom. The fight should reach a full three rounds with Alateng coming out on top.