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UFC Fight Night 202: Petrosyan vs Rodrigues 02/26/2022 Fight Analysis, Forecast and Best Tips

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UFC Fight Night 202 Petrosyan vs Rodrigues 02-26-2022 Fight Analysis Forecast and Best Tips

UFC Fight Night 202: Petrosyan vs Rodrigues 02/26/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has set up their last fight card for the month to be an intense one with UFC Fight Night 202 happening on Saturday, February 26 inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are great ways to enjoy the matches at the convenience of an MMA fight fan’s home. Islam Makhachev is going to be the biggest draw of this evening as he takes on Bobby Green in the main event at catchweight. Kicking off the main card is a middleweight matchup between Gregory Rodrigues and Armen Petrosyan. It is forecasted in UFC game odds that Armen Petrosyan will be the underdog pick against Gregory Rodrigues.

UFC Fight Night 202: Petrosyan vs Rodrigues 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: Petrosyan vs Rodrigues 02/26/2022 Odds

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Armen Petrosyan
Gregory Rodrigues-165

Main Card

Armen Petrosyan

Armen Petrosyan is a 31-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Armenia, Yerevan to be in this matchup. He has been sharpening his skills at the Academy MMA fight stable and will represent them in this matchup. Petrosyan stands at six-foot-two and he has been more comfortable competing at the light heavyweight division. His professional MMA record now stands at 6-1 and all of his wins ended in knockouts. This is going to be Petrosyan’s first appearance in the UFC after beating Kaloyan Kolev in Dana White’s Contender Series. The hype looks real as the Armenian fighter ended that bout with a first-round knockout through a vicious head kick.

Gregory Rodrigues

Gregory Rodrigues has a classic ring name as the “Robocop” and this fighter’s hometown is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He will be representing the X-Gym fight stable in this upcoming bout. Rodrigues is a 30-year-old fighter and this six-foot-two middleweight owns an 11-3 professional fighting record. His career victories are divided into five knockouts, four submissions, and two decisions. Since entering the UFC, Rodrigues has won both of the fights given to him. His debut victory was against Dusko Todorovic while the most recent was with Jun Yong Park through a second-round knockout.

Petrosyan vs Rodrigues Betting Numbers

Last FightWinWin
Weight (lbs)185185
Reach (in)7175
Win by KO/TKO100%45%
Win by Submission0%36%
Strikes landed per minute4.45
Striking accuracy57%57%
Striking absorbed per minute1.124.35
Striking defense54%58%
Takedown average02.94
Takedown accuracy0%50%
Takedown defense40%100%
Submission average00

Petrosyan vs Rodrigues Betting Picks

This is an interesting matchup as both fighters are oozing with potential. As a more proven fighter, Gregory Rodrigues is forecasted in the top online sportsbook to continue his unblemished record in the UFC after taking on Armen Petrosyan through a knockout victory in the second round.