UFC 272: Kelleher vs Nurmagomedov 03/05/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with another intense fight card to kick off the month as UFC 272 happens this Saturday, March 5. The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada will be the battleground of the fighters. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are great ways to have eyes inside the facility. The main event will feature two welterweight contenders out to earn a title shot with Jorge Masvidal taking on Colby Covington. The undercard will have Brian Kelleher fighting Umar Nurmagomendov in a featherweight matchup. Entering this match, Umar Nurmagmedov is the huge favorite in UFC betting spreads to prevail over Brian Kelleher.
UFC 272: Kelleher vs Nurmagomedov 03/05/2022
|When:||Saturday, March 5, 6:00 PM ET|
|Where:||T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|TV:||Pay Per View|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
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UFC 272: Kelleher vs Nurmagomedov 03/05/2022 Odds
Brian Kelleher has an interesting ring name as the “Boom” and this fighter resides in Selden, New York in the United States. He has been busy polishing his MMA skills at the Maxum BJJ fight stable. Kelleher is a 35-year-old fight veteran who fought most of his bouts in the bantamweight division. His professional MMA record now stands at 24-12 and 10 of his wins came from submissions. Since losing to Ricky Simon in UFC 258, Kelleher turned back time and was able to pick up victories against Domingo Pilarte and the most recent was with Kevin Croom. Both wins were through a unanimous decision by the judges.
Umar Nurmagomedov is just about to get in his prime at 26 years old and this fighter came all the way from Kizilyurt, Dagestan in Russia. He will be representing the Eagles MMA fight stable in this match. Nurmagomedov stands at five-foot-eight and he has been comfortable going up against bantamweights all throughout his career. 6 of his 13 career victories came from submissions while six ended in judges’ decisions. This will be Nurmagomedov’s second fight in the UFC after making a successful debut in UFC on ESPN 20 back in January 2021. That match was against Sergey Morozov with Nurmagomedov submitting his opponent in the second round with an RNC.
Kelleher vs Nurmagomedov Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||33%||8%|
|Win by Submission||42%||46%|
|Strikes landed per minute||3.45||2.13|
|Striking absorbed per minute||2.63||2.4|
Kelleher vs Nurmagomedov Betting Picks
There is so much upside in Umar Nurmagomedov’s career and he is seen as the overwhelming favorite in the best online sportsbook to prevail against Brian Kelleher. This should end with a submission win by the second round.