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Hardy vs De Castro 05/09/2020 UFC Spread, Predictions and Odds

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Hardy vs De Castro 05-09-2020 UFC Spread Predictions and Odds

Hardy vs De Castro 05/09/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship resumes operations after nearly a two-month absence with UFC 249 that is going down this Saturday, May 9. This event will be held in a closed-door venue in Jacksonville, Florida and it can be viewed through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The main event will be two title bouts with Henry Cejudo defending the UFC Bantamweight Championship against former two-time champion Dominick Cruz. An interim lightweight championship is up for grabs with Tony Ferguson facing Justin Gaethje. In the main card, it will be another heavyweight bout as Greg Hardy goes up to battle Yorgan de Castro. UFC Betting Odds predict Hardy prevailing over De Castro.

Hardy vs De Castro 05/09/2020

When: Saturday, May 9, 6:30 PM ET 
Where: VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

Hardy vs De Castro 05/09/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Greg Hardy -190 Yorgan De Castro +155

Main Card

Greg Hardy

Greg Hardy is a 31-year-old fighter that stands at 6-foot-5 and weighs in at 265 lbs. He stables at American Top Team and hails at Millington, Tennessee. He only has seven professional MMA fights with five of them are victories and all are coming from knockouts. Hardy came in the UFC as an undefeated fighter with a record of 3-0. He made his UFC debut in January 2019 and lost his first bout through disqualification when he was called for an illegal knee to Allen Crowder. He went on to win his next two matches against Dmitry Smoliakov and Juan Adams who each was knocked down in the first round. His match against Ben Sosoli was overturned by MSAC and resulted in a no contest. In his last fight, he lost to Alexander Volkov as he was put to the brink and the judges favored his opponent.

Yorgan De Castro

Yorgan de Castro came from Cape Verde and he is a heavyweight fighter that stables at Regiment Training Center. He stands at 6-foot-1 and weighs in at 265 lbs at 33 years old. His current professional MMA record is still unblemished in six fights. De Castro got discovered on a reality program in Dana White’s Contender Series. He was able to impress the UFC CEO and Owner with a TKO victory over Sanford Alton Meeks in the first round. Making his MMA debut, De Castro went up against Justin Tafa in UFC 243 where he in a thunderous first-round knockout at 2:10.

Hardy vs De Castro Betting Numbers

Hardy
De Castro
Record 5-2-0 (1 NC) 6-0-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country United States Cape Verde
Height 6′ 5″ 6′ 5″
Weight (lbs) 265 250
Reach (inches) 80 74
Win by KO/TKO 100% 83%
Win by Submission 0% 0%
Decisions 0% 17%
Strikes landed per minute 4.77 3.58
Striking accuracy 49% 53%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.21 1.4
Striking defense 56% 43%
Takedown average 0 0
Takedown accuracy 0% 0%
Takedown defense 83% 75%
Submission average 0 0

Hardy vs De Castro Betting Picks

This can go either way as both fighters look like they have more things in their bag of tricks that fans have not seen. Still, with the past record and experience, Hardy is given the upper hand by Sportsbook over De Castro. But if you want a good risk, putting your faith in De Castro could work.