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Pettis vs Cerrone 05/09/2020 UFC Betting Odds, Previews and Picks

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Pettis vs Cerrone 05-09-2020 UFC Betting Odds Previews and Picks

Pettis vs Cerrone 05/09/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is back and with a fight card that will excite the fans in UFC 249. This event will be held in a closed-door venue in Jacksonville, Florida and UFC Fight Pass subscribers can catch the fights online. The main event will feature Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaehje going for the UFC Interim Lightweight Championship. On the same card, Henry Cejudo will be defending the bantamweight title to the returning Dominick Cruz. This is a battle of welterweight veterans in the main card with Anthony Pettis going up against Donald Cerrone. UFC Vegas Odds gives the advantage to “Showtime” Pettis over “Cowboy” Cerrone in this fight.

Pettis vs Cerrone 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

Pettis vs Cerrone 05/09/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Anthony Pettis -145 Donald Cerrone +115

Main Card

Anthony Pettis

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis has been one of the fighters that have a huge fan base in the UFC. The 33-year-old fighter is 5-foot-10 tall and weighs in at 155 lbs. He fights out of Roufusports and hails from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The former UFC Lightweight Champion owns a 22-10 professional fighting record. Pettis made his MMA debut in June 2011 and lost to Clay Guida in UFC – The Ultimate Fighter Finale 13. He then went on to a three-fight winning streak to earn a shot against Benson Henderson in which Pettis won the title. He lost the championship after his first title defense to Rafael dos Anjos. Since then, Pettis had a hard time finding his groove as he went 4-8 in his last 12 UFC bouts. He won against Donald Cerrone in June 2013 where he earned his title shot against Henderson.

Donald Cerrone

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is one of the most charismatic fighters in the UFC roster. The 37-year-old veteran came from Broomfield, Colorado and fights out of BMF Ranch. The welterweight has a 36-14 professional fight record heading to his rematch with Anthony Pettis. “Cowboy” made his UFC debut way back in February 2011 and won against Paul Kelly via submission. He won five of his next six fights before facing Anthony Pettis in January 2013. Cerrone lost that match via TKO in the first round. After that, Cerrone’s career recovered and a span from 2013-2016, he only lost once in 13 fights. He earned a title shot against Rafael dos Anjos but lost in UFC 185. His last match was against Conor McGregor which he lost via TKO in the first round.

Pettis vs Cerrone Betting Numbers

Pettis
Cerrone
Record 22-10-0 36-14-0 (1 NC)
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country United States United States
Height 5′ 10″ 6′ 1″
Weight (lbs) 155 155
Reach (inches) 72″ 73″
Win by KO/TKO 50% 28%
Win by Submission 32% 47%
Decisions 18% 25%
Strikes landed per minute 2.97 4.33
Striking accuracy 46% 46%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.48 4.27
Striking defense 53% 53%
Takedown average 0.67 1.21
Takedown accuracy 54% 36%
Takedown defense 58% 73%
Submission average 1.2 1.3

Pettis vs Cerrone Betting Picks

So much history between both fighters in this match but both of them are slumping at this point in their careers. This fight will bring one fighter back on the winning track and hopes to build from that. As history recalls, Pettis won his fight against Cerrone, and Online Sportsbook gives him the upper hand in this match.