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UFC 274: Chandler vs Ferguson 05/07/2022 BetNow’s Top Predictions, Preview and Fight Analysis

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UFC 274 Chandler vs Ferguson 05-07-2022 BetNow's Top Predictions Preview and Fight Analysis

UFC 274: Chandler vs Ferguson 05/07/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is going to hold its first fight card of the month with UFC 274 and that happens this Saturday, May 7. This event takes place at the Footprint Center in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona. MMA fans can treat themselves to watching the matches through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. Justin Gaethje will look to take his title shot in the main event and fight Charles Oliveira for the UFC lightweight championship. Another lightweight bout happens on the main card with Michael Chandler fighting Tony Ferguson. It is forecasted in UFC betting spreads that Michael Chandler is the best pick to win against Tony Ferguson.

UFC 274: Chandler vs Ferguson 05/07/2022

When:Saturday, May 7, 8:00 PM ET
Where:Footprint Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC 274: Chandler vs Ferguson 05/07/2022 Odds

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FighterOddsFighterOdds
Michael Chandler-345Tony Ferguson+285

Main Card

Michael Chandler

Michael Chandler gets to carry the ring name “Chandler” and this fighter’s hometown is located in High Ridge, Missouri in the United States. He gets to train at the well-renowned Sanford MMA fight team. Chandler is a 36-year-old fight veteran who has been comfortable competing in the lightweight division. He has a 22-7 professional record with those wins divided into 10 knockouts, seven submissions, and five decisions. It has been a tough stretch for Chandler recently as he goes to this match on back-to-back losses. Those defeats were at the hands of Charles Oliveira and Justin Gaethje who are competing in the main event

Tony Ferguson

Tony Ferguson is a 38-year-old fight veteran and he resides in Oxnard, California in the United States. He has been training at the Team Death Clutch fight stable and will represent them in this match. Ferguson has an interesting ring name “El Cucuy” and he holds a 25-6 professional MMA record at lightweight. His wins are divided into a dozen knockouts, eight submissions, and five decisions. Like his opponent, the once-mighty Ferguson is on a bad slump dropping her last three fights. Those matches were against Justin Gaethje, Charles Oliveira and the most recent was with Beneil Dariush in UFC 262.

Chandler vs Ferguson Betting Numbers

Chandler
Ferguson
Record22-7-026-6-0
Last FightLossLoss
CountryUnited StatesUnited States
Height5’8″5’11”
Weight (lbs)155155
Reach (in)7176
Win by KO/TKO45%48%
Win by Submission32%32%
Decisions23%20%
Strikes landed per minute5.175.15
Striking accuracy46%45%
Striking absorbed per minute4.983.78
Striking defense44%59%
Takedown average1.730.42
Takedown accuracy33%42%
Takedown defense71%67%
Submission average1.101.10

Chandler vs Ferguson Betting Picks

These two veteran lightweight fighters promise fireworks inside the MMA cage but according to the online sportsbook, Michael Chandler will prolong the losing streak of Tony Ferguson to four. This should end in the second round with Chandler knocking out Ferguson.