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UFC Fight Night 202: Makhachev vs Green 02/26/2022 BetNow’s Favorite Picks, Predictions and Betting Preview

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UFC Fight Night 202 Makhachev vs Green 02-26-2022 BetNow's Favorite Picks Predictions and Betting Preview

UFC Fight Night 202: Makhachev vs Green 02/26/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship intends to close out the month with another intense fight card with UFC Fight Night 202 happening this Saturday, February 26. This event happens at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. MMA fans can opt to watch the fights through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. The main event of this evening will be an interesting one as both fighters are set to meet at a 160lb catchweight matchup. Islam Makhachev will look to keep his long-standing winning streak against veteran fighter Bobby Green. It is forecasted in UFC game odds that Bobby Green is the overwhelming underdog to win against Islam Makhachev.

UFC Fight Night 202: Makhachev vs Green 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: Makhachev vs Green 02/26/2022 Odds

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Islam Makhachev-700Bobby Green+500

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Islam Makhachev

Islam Makhachev is a 30-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Makhachkala, Dagestan in Russia. He has been representing the famous Eagles MMA fight stable and American Kickboxing Academy. Makhachev stands at five-foot-ten and this natural lightweight has only been beaten once in 21 professional fights. His victories are divided into 10 submissions, eight decisions, and three knockouts. Entering this bout, Makhachev holds a 9-fight winning streak since experiencing his first career loss in October 2015. He competed thrice in 2021 and was able to defeat Drew Dober, Thiago Moises and Dan Hooker through submissions.

Bobby Green

Bobby Green is known as the β€œKing” whenever he steps inside an MMA cage and he resides in Redlands, California in the United States. He has been sharpening his fighting skills at the Pinnacle MMA stable. Green stands at five-foot-ten and he has been more comfortable competing at the lightweight division. His professional MMA record is now at 10-11 and 18 of those bouts are divided into 10 knockouts and eight submissions. After losing back to back against Thiago Moises and Rafael Fiziev, Green was able to bounce back winning his next two bouts. The first was with Al Iaquinta and the more recent was with Nasrat Haqparast.

Makhachev vs Green Betting Numbers

Last FightWinWin
CountryRussiaUnited States
Weight (lbs)155155
Reach (in)7071
Win by KO/TKO14%34%
Win by Submission48%28%
Strikes landed per minute2.215.93
Striking accuracy58%51%
Striking absorbed per minute0.793.65
Striking defense70%62%
Takedown average3.371.36
Takedown accuracy66%38%
Takedown defense88%72%
Submission average1.300.30

Makhachev vs Green Betting Picks

Islam Makhachev has continued the Eagles MMA rampage in the UFC and he is considered as the heavy favorite in the online sportsbook to prevail over Bobby Green. Another submission victory awaits the Russian fighter who aims to score a title fight against Charles Oliveira.