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UFC Fight Night 201: Miller vs Motta 02/19/2022 Tips, Analysis and Forecast

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UFC Fight Night 201 Miller vs Motta 02-19-2022 Tips Analysis and Forecast

UFC Fight Night 201: Miller vs Motta 02/19/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is not yet done coming up with action-packed fight cards for the month with UFC Fight Night 201 commencing this Saturday, February 19. The UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada will be the battleground of the fighters. UFC Fight Pass and Pay Per View are great ways to enjoy the matches at home. Jamahal Hill will be headlining this event and he will be taking on Johnny Walker in the light heavyweight division. Also in the main card is Jim Miller competing against Nikolas Motta at lightweight. According to UFC betting lines, Jim Miller is going to be the riskier pick to take as compared to Nikolas Motta.

UFC Fight Night 201: Miller vs Motta 02/19/2022

When:Saturday, February 19, 7:00 PM ET
Where:UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 201: Miller vs Motta 02/19/2022 Odds

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FighterOddsFighterOdds
Jim Miller+155Nikolas Motta-175

Main Card

Jim Miller

Jim Miller is known as “A-10” whenever he steps inside an MMA cage and this fighter hails from Sparta, New Jersey in the United States. He has been representing his own stable, Miller Brothers MMA, in his fights. Miller is a veteran fighter at 38 years old and he is a five-foot-eight lightweight fighter who holds a record of 33-16 coming to this bout. His wins are divided into 18 submissions, 10 decisions, and five knockouts. After losing back-to-back matches against Vinc Pichel and Joe Solecki, Miller continues to turn back time as he won over Erick Gonzalez in UFC Fight Night 195 with a devastating second-round knockout.

Nikolas Motta

Nikolas Motta is a young 29-year-old fighter who came all the way from Governador Valadares in Minas Gerais, Brazil. He has been training at both the Nova Uniao and Xtreme Couture fight stables. Motta goes by the ring name as the “Iron Motta” and he has been competing mostly at the lightweight division. He has only lost thrice in 15 bouts and his victories are divided into eight knockouts and four decisions. This is going to be the first time that Motta will debut in the octagon after earning his fight contract during Dana White’s Contender Series. He went up against Joseph Lowry and won that match via unanimous decision.

Miller vs Motta Betting Numbers

Miller
Motta
Record33-16-0 (1 NC)12-3-0
Last FightWinWin
CountryUnited StatesBrazil
Height5’8″5’9″
Weight (lbs)155155
Reach (in)7170
Win by KO/TKO15%67%
Win by Submission55%0%
Decisions30%33%
Strikes landed per minute2.702.26
Striking accuracy41%27%
Striking absorbed per minute2.9236.00
Striking defense59%66%
Takedown average1.640.00
Takedown accuracy43%0%
Takedown defense47%100%
Submission average1.800.00

Miller vs Motta Betting Picks

The up-and-coming Nikolas Motta is going to be the best bet to win against the veteran Jim Miller in this matchup according to the online sportsbook. This should end with a knockout in the second round.