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UFC Fight 271: Cannonier vs Brunson 02/12/2022 Odds, Preview and Analysis

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UFC Fight 271 Cannonier vs Brunson 02-12-2022 Odds Preview and Analysis

UFC Fight 271: Cannonier vs Brunson 02/12/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with a heavily stacked fight card with UFC 271 commencing this Saturday, February 12.  A sold-out crowd awaits inside the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. MMA fans can also opt to watch the fights at home by subscribing to Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. Robert Whittaker is going to try and defeat the reigning middleweight champion Israel Adesanya in the main event. There is another interesting middleweight bout in the main card as well with Derek Brunson fighting Jared Cannonier. It is seen in UFC betting spreads that Jared Cannonier will be the best pick to make as compared to Derek Brunson.

UFC Fight 271: Cannonier vs Brunson 02/12/2022

When:Saturday, February 12, 10:00 PM ET
Where:Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight 271: Cannonier vs Brunson 02/12/2022 Odds

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Jared Cannonier-160Derek Brunson+140

Main Card

Jared Cannonier

Jared Cannonier has an interesting ring name as “The Killa Gorilla” and this fighter’s hometown is located in Achonrate, Alaska in the United States. He has been busy sharpening his skills at the MMA Lab. Cannonier is a 37-year–old fight veteran and he has been competing mainly at the middleweight division. He holds a professional record of 14-5 and nine of those victories came from knockouts while also owning two submission wins. This fighter suffered a unanimous decision loss against Robert Whitaker but managed to bounce back in his most recent fight. That was against Kelvin Gastelum in UFC on ESPN 29 and that ended in a unanimous decision win.

Derek Brunson

Derek Brunson is a 38-year-old fighter and he hails from Wilmington, North Carolina in the United States. He has been representing the world-famous Stanford MMA fight stable throughout his career. Brunson stands at six-foot-one and this middleweight fighter owns a professional MMA record of 23-7. He has a dozen victories that came from knockouts while also owning four submissions and seven decision wins. Also suffering a loss against Israel Adesanya, Bruson is climbing up the middleweight rankings again by winning his last five bouts. Darren Till was his most recent opponent and he submitted him by a rear-naked choke in the third round.

Cannonier vs Brunson Betting Numbers

Last FightWinWin
CountryUnited StatesUnited States
Weight (lbs)185185
Reach (in)7777
Win by KO/TKO64%52%
Win by Submission14%17%
Strikes landed per minute3.603.45
Striking accuracy49%47%
Striking absorbed per minute3.192.68
Striking defense64%53%
Takedown average0.123.15
Takedown accuracy33%34%
Takedown defense62%94%
Submission average0.000.50

Cannonier vs Brunson Betting Picks

This is going to be an interesting matchup and the winner of this match will be earning a title shot.  It is seen in the online sportsbook that the higher-ranked Jared Cannonier will beat Derek Brunson with a knockout in the second round.