UFC on ESPN 40: McKinney vs Gonzalez 08/06/2022 Fight Predictions, Odds and Picks

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UFC on ESPN 40 McKinney vs Gonzalez 08-06-2022 Fight Predictions Odds and Picks

UFC on ESPN 40: McKinney vs Gonzalez 08/06/2022 – The UFC of ESPN 40 will be telecasting a massive showdown between Terrance McKinney and Erick Gonzalez. The co-main event will take place between Vincente Luque and Geoff Neal as they enter the octagon under the Welterweight division. UFC fans can get to watch the event on Pay Per View or with the UFC Fight Pass. Bettors are continuing to place their best bets on their favorite fighters as they square off at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Terrance McKinney is predicted to be the winner of this clash according to updated UFC betting lines for this pairing.

UFC on ESPN 40: McKinney vs Gonzalez 08/06/2022

When: Saturday, August 6, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: ESPN+
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 40: McKinney vs Gonzalez 08/06/2022 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Terrance McKinney -800 Erick Gonzalez +550

Terrance McKinney

Terrance McKinney is known for his skillful and tactical aggression in the ring and will use this skill set to dominate the opponent. This expert-fighter has won 12 matches and lost 4 in his career. Out of his 12 wins, McKinney has won seven by submission and the rest five were through knockouts. Looking at the losses, the fighter has lost thrice by KO/TKO. In his last fight, McKinney lost by KO to Drew Dober. McKinney has an accuracy rate of 59% and averages about 4.11 significant strikes every minute. His current defense rate is 56% with 1.77 significant strikes absorbed for every minute. The fighter is also averaging a takedown rate of 4.84 takedowns for every 15 minutes.

Erick Gonzalez

When it comes to 30-year-old Erick Gonzales, this fighter has been in and out of the ring since 2014. The fighter, also known as “The Ghost Pepper” has gone on to win 14 fights and lose six ever since his career debut. Throughout his career, Gonzales has had eight fights through KO and only one by submission. Gonzales faced Jim Miller in his last matchup in which he lost by a knockout. This is the first fight for Gonzales after that dismal loss. Gonzales has an accuracy rate of 37% and averages about 2.68 significant strikes for every minute in the octagon. His defense rate is 33% and absorbs about 6.11 significant strikes per minute. The fighter has an average takedown rate of 50% in his career.

McKinney vs Gonzalez Betting Numbers

McKinney
Gonzalez
Record 12-4-0 14-6-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country USA USA
Height 5’10” 5’11”
Weight (lbs) 155 155
Reach (in) 73 75
Win by KO/TKO 42% 57%
Win by Submission 58% 7%
Decisions 0% 36%
Strikes landed per minute 4.11 2.68
Striking accuracy 59% 37%
Striking absorbed per minute 1.77 6.11
Striking defense 56% 33%
Takedown average 4.84 2.87
Takedown accuracy 44% 50%
Takedown defense 100% 50%
Submission average 1.2 0.0

McKinney vs Gonzalez Betting Picks

Both these fighters are certainly pretty aggressive. While Erick Gonzales’ accuracy may not be that pinpoint, he will be making up with his energy in the ring. However, the best UFC betting sites predict Terrance McKinney to win this fight.