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Ngannou vs Rozenstruik 05/09/2020 UFC Predictions, Picks and Odds

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Ngannou vs Rozenstruik 05092020 UFC Predictions, Picks and Odds

Ngannou vs Rozenstruik 05/09/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is making a comeback since their last event on March 14 for a stacked fight card in UFC 249. This event will happen in a closed-door facility in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday, May 9. Fans can watch the fights via Pay Per View or a UFC Fight Pass subscription. This event is highlighted by a double main event with two belts on the line. Henry Cejudo will be defending his UFC Bantamweight Championship against two-time champion Dominick Cruz while Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje will fight for the interim lightweight belt. In the undercard, heavyweights Francis Ngannou and Jairzhinho Rozenstruik are set to battle. UFC Live Betting sees Ngannou with the advantage in this fight.

Ngannou vs Rozenstruik 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

Ngannou vs Rozenstruik 05/09/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Francis Ngannou -280 Jairzinho Rozenstruik +220

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Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou is a French heavyweight fighter that hails from Paris, France. He stands at six-foot-three and weighs in at 259 lbs. His ring nickname is “The Predator” and fights out of MMA Factory. Ngannou currently owns a 14-3 professional MMA record. Ngannou entered the UFC in December 2015 back in UFC on Fox 17. He immediately created an impact in his debut match after knocking down Luis Henrique Barbosa de Oliveira in the second round.

He then went on a five-fight winning streak and earned a title shot after knocking down UFC veteran Alistair Overeem in the first round. In his first title fight, he got beat up by Stipe Miocic as he was pushed to the limit and the judges favored the defending champion. He got defeated again by Derrick Lewis but came back and won his last three fights. He was able to beat Curtis Blaydes and two former UFC Heavyweight champions in Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos.

Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Jairzinho Rozenstruik is a heavyweight fighter that came from Paramaribo, Suriname. At age 32, he stands at six-foot-two and weighs 248 lbs. “Bigi Boy” stables at Hard Knocks 365 and he is carrying an undefeated record of 10-0. Rozenstruik came to the UFC in February 2019 and made a huge noise knocking down Junior Albini through a vicious head kick in UFC Fight Night 144. He then went on a rampage winning his next two fights in the first round. Among the fighters that tasted his punching power is Allen Crowder and Andrei Arlovski. In his last match during UFC on ESPN 7, Alistair Overeem almost made it to the second round only to be knocked out four seconds before the bell rang. 

Ngannou vs Rozenstruik Betting Numbers

Record 14-3-0 10-0-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country France Suriname
Height 6′ 4″ 6′ 4″
Weight (lbs) 250 242
Reach (inches) 83 78
Win by KO/TKO 71% 90%
Win by Submission 29% 0%
Decisions 0% 10%
Strikes landed per minute 2.15 3.72
Striking accuracy 37% 46%
Striking absorbed per minute 1.97 3.05
Striking defense 48% 32%
Takedown average 0 0
Takedown accuracy 0% 0%
Takedown defense 71% 75%
Submission average 0.5 0

Ngannou vs Rozenstruik Betting Picks

A heavyweight fight in the UFC is always fun to watch and this is going to be a huge clash between two ring giants. Having more UFC fights under his name, Online Sportsbook feels Ngannou is the safer bet to win this match. Still, Rozenstruik may shock the world again if one of his hands manages to strike Ngannou.