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UFC 272: Barboza vs Mitchell 03/05/2022 Betting Forecast, Tips and Fight Analysis

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UFC 272 Barboza vs Mitchell 03-05-2022 Betting Forecast Tips and Fight Analysis

UFC 272: Barboza vs Mitchell 03/05/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has stacked up another exciting fight card to start the month with UFC 272 happening this Saturday, March 5. This event takes place inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMA fans can catch the fights through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. The event’s biggest draw will be Jorge Masvidal looking to earn a title shot against Kamaru Usman but he has to go through Colby Covington in a welterweight battle. Edson Barbosa will be competing in the main card and will be taking on Bryce Mitchell at featherweight. It is seen in UFC betting spreads that Bryce Mitchell is the favored fighter to win against Edson Barboza.

UFC 272: Barboza vs Mitchell 03/05/2022

When:Saturday, March 5, 10:00 PM ET
Where:T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC 272: Barboza vs Mitchell 03/05/2022 Odds

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FighterOddsFighterOdds
Edson Barboza+135Bryce Mitchell-155

Main Card

Edson Barboza

Edson Barboza is a 36-year-old fight veteran and his hometown is located in Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. He has been representing the world-renowned American Top Team in his professional bouts. Barboza stands at five-foot-eleven and he has been competing mostly at the featherweight division. His record now stands at 22-10 with 13 of those wins coming from knockouts while eight were through the judges’ scorecards. After winning back-to-back matches against Makwan Amirkhani and Shane Burgos, Barboza failed to turn the momentum into a winning streak after losing to Giga Chikadze in UFC on ESPN 30 via TKO.

Bryce Mitchell

Bryce Mitchell has an interesting ring name as the “Thug Nast” and this fighter hails from Sherwood, Arkansas in the United States. He has been sharpening his MMA skills at the Barata MMA fight stable. Mitchell is a 27-year-old fighter and this five-foot-nine featherweight will be putting his unblemished 14-0 on the line. His victories are divided into nine submissions while the rest are through decisions. This is going to be the sixth fight of Bryce Mitchell in the UFC since debuting in July 2018. Among the fighters he went through were Tyler Diamond, Bobby Moffett, Matt Sayles, Charles Rosa and the most recent was Andre Fili.

Barboza vs Mitchell Betting Numbers

Barboza
Mitchell
Record22-10-014-1-0
Last FightLossWin
CountryBrazilUnited States
Height5’11”5’10”
Weight (lbs)145145
Reach (in)7570
Win by KO/TKO59%0%
Win by Submission5%64%
Decisions36%36%
Strikes landed per minute4.112.20
Striking accuracy44%61%
Striking absorbed per minute4.101.46
Striking defense59%60%
Takedown average0.403.26
Takedown accuracy44%46%
Takedown defense78%33%
Submission average0.102.30

Barboza vs Mitchell Betting Picks

This is going to be an interesting bout as youth potential meets a veteran fighter. Even with the experience inside the MMA cage, Edson Barboza is seen as the underdog pick against the surging Bryce Mitchell in the online sportsbook. This bout should end in the judges’ scorecards as well.