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UFC 274: Oliveira vs Gaethje 05/07/2022 Betting Odds, Picks and Best Predictions

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UFC 274 Oliveira vs Gaethje 05-07-2022 Betting Odds Picks and Best Predictions

UFC 274: Oliveira vs Gaethje 05/07/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to have its biggest fight card to start the month with UFC 274 taking place this Saturday, May 7. This event happens at the Footprint Center located in Phoenix, Arizona. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are great ways to experience the matches safely from home. Charles Oliveira will be headlining the evening as he defends his UFC lightweight championship for the second time. He is set to take on the former interim champion and top contender Justin Gaethje. It is seen in UFC game odds that Charles Oliveira will be walking out of this bout with Justin Gaethje is still the champion.

UFC 274: Oliveira vs Gaethje 05/07/2022

When:Saturday, May 7, 8:00 PM ET
Where:Footprint Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC 274: Oliveira vs Gaethje 05/07/2022 Odds

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Charles Oliveira-170Justin Gaethje+150

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Charles Oliveira

Charles Oliveria is a 32-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Guaruja, São Paulo in Brazil. He gets to represent both the Chute Boxe Diego Lima and Gold Team fight stable in his professional bouts. Oliveira has an interesting ring name “do Bronx” and this five-foot-ten lightweight has a 32-8 professional MMA record. 20 of his victories came from submissions while also owning nine knockouts and three decision victories. This fighter has not tasted a defeat since June 2018 and has won his last 10 matches in the UFC. His most recent title defense was against Dustin Poirier and that fight ended in the third round with a rear-naked submission victory.

Justin Gaethje

Justin Gaethje goes by an interesting ring name “The Highlight” and this fighter resides in Safford, Arizona in the United States. He has been sharpening his MMA skills at the Genesis Training Center. Gaethje is a 33-year-old fighter who stands at five-foot-eleven and he has been naturally competing at lightweight. His professional record is now at 23-3 and 19 of his victories came from knockouts. After losing to the legendary fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov back in October 2020, Gaethje returned to the octagon in November 2021. He took on Michael Chandler and won that match through a unanimous decision.

Oliveira vs Gaethje Betting Numbers

Record32-8-0 ( 1 NC)23-3-0
Last FightWinWin
CountryBrazilUnited States
Weight (lbs)155155
Reach (in)7470
Win by KO/TKO28%83%
Win by Submission63%4%
Strikes landed per minute3.447.50
Striking accuracy53%60%
Striking absorbed per minute3.137.81
Striking defense52%55%
Takedown average2.500.00
Takedown accuracy41%0%
Takedown defense57%73%
Submission average2.800.00

Oliveira vs Gaethje Betting Picks

MMA fans have been longing to see this fight and with more recent bouts in his name, Charles Oliveira is seen in the top online sportsbook as the safe pick to make as compared to the resilient Justin Gaethje.