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UFC Fight Night 202: Cirkunov vs Turman 02/26/2022 Fight Predictions, Preview and Best Spread

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UFC Fight Night 202 Cirkunov vs Turman 02-26-2022 Fight Predictions Preview and Best Spread

UFC Fight Night 202: Cirkunov vs Turman 02/26/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with an exciting fight card to end the month with UFC Fight Night 202 commencing this Saturday, February 25. The UFC Apex located in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada will be the battleground of the fighters. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are great ways to witness the bouts. The main event will be putting Islam Makhachev inside the octagon and taking on Bobby Green at catchweight. Co-headlining the evening with be a middleweight bout by Misha Cirkunov and Wellington Turman. According to UFC betting lines, Wellington Turman is going to be the riskier pick to make as compared to Misha Cirkunov.

UFC Fight Night 202: Cirkunov vs Turman 02/26/2022

When:Saturday, February 26, 7:00 PM ET
Where:UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 202: Cirkunov vs Turman 02/26/2022 Odds

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Main Card

Misha Cirkunov

Misha Cirkunov is a 34-year-old fighter and his hometown is located all the way from Riga, Latvia. He has been busy polishing his MMA skills at the Xtreme Couture fight stable and will represent them in this bout. Cirkunov stands at six-foot-three and he has been competing mostly at the middleweight division. His record now stands at 15-7 and eight of those wins came from submissions while also owning five knockout wins. It has been a tough road for Cirkunov as he lost three of his last four fights heading to this match. This fighter is coming from back-to-back losses from Ryan Spann and the more recent was with Krzysztof Jotko.

Wellington Turman

Wellington Turman is just entering his prime age as a fighter at 25 years old and he came all the way from Curitiba, Parana in Brazil. This fighter has been training at the Teixeira MMA & Fitness stable. Turman is a six-foot middleweight fighter and he enters this matchup carrying a 17-5 professional MMA record. His victories are divided into four knockouts, seven submissions, and six decisions. Since losing back-to-back matches against Andrew Sanchez and Bruno Silva, Turman was able to regain his winning rhythm after beating Sam Alvey in UFC on ESPN 30 in a very tight split decision.

Cirkunov vs Turman Betting Numbers

Last FightLossWin
Weight (lbs)185185
Reach (in)7772
Win by KO/TKO33%24%
Win by Submission53%41%
Strikes landed per minute3.773.04
Striking accuracy49%47%
Striking absorbed per minute3.083.96
Striking defense59%43%
Takedown average4.482.22
Takedown accuracy44%22%
Takedown defense70%100%
Submission average1.700.60

Cirkunov vs Turman Betting Picks

Even with the victory in his last bout, Wellington Turman was not able to convince the top online sportsbook to be the favored fighter in this matchup against Misha Cirkunov. This bout should end in the second round with Ciurkunov submitting Wellington.